Looking for high impact research

High impact research is significant or influential in its field and can be indicated by the number of other research papers that have included it in their citation list. It is valuable to read high impact research when looking to identify influential ideas within your field, and to identify where your research fits into the existing body of literature.

Where do I find high impact research?

Two primary databases indexing high impact research are Web of Science and Scopus. Use these interactive tutorials to learn how to search these databases effectively.


Web of Science

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