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Research support: Institutional & global comparisons

Services and resources provided by the Library to help at all stages of the research cycle.


InCites is a research evaluation tool that uses Web of Science citation data to analyse institutional productivity and benchmark against peers worldwide.


SciVal is an Elsevier product which uses Scopus data. It is similar to InCites but the University does not currently subscribe to it.

Essential Science Indicators

ESI uses Web of Science data and includes most cited scientist rankings, institutional (university, corporate, government research lab) rankings, national rankings, and journal rankings.

It also includes Highly Cited Papers (last 10 years) and Hot Papers (last 2 years) as well as Citation Analysis which includes Baselines and Research Fronts to identify criteria for highly cited papers and to track trends in current research..