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Search and Cite: Quality of search results

Journals' rankings and impact factors

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How to find the most cited articles?

Would you like to start your project by reading the most influential articles written on the topic? Make sure that you don't miss including the classics to your paper. For this you might want to find out which articles are the most cited.Try using a citation database. We have currently access to three databases:

Is this journal peer-reviewed?

When you encounter a journal of dubious quality then first check if it is listed in Publication forum . Journals with ratings 1-3 are definitely peer-reviewed as 0 and - may not be. Ulrichsweb is another place to check whether a journal is peer-reviewed. If you are still in doubt, consult your teacher, supervisor or a librarian!

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