The H-Index : What Is It , How Do We Determine It , and How Can We Keep Up With It?

  • Ireland T
  • Macdonald K
  • Stirling P
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Much research has been undertaken about the h-index. What started out as a simple compound metric based on an individu- al’s publications and citation counts has the potential to be- come increasingly complex and difficult to measure. We outline a simple but effective step-by-step process for creating com- prehensive citation counts of an author’s publications, and subsequently a more robust and accurate h-index based on re- sults combined from multiple sources.

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  • Timothy Ireland

  • Kathy Macdonald

  • Peter Stirling

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