R package for producing beamplots as a preferred alternative to the h index when assessing single researchers (based on downloads from Web of Science)
We propose the use of beamplots—which can be produced by using the R package BibPlots and WoS downloads—as a preferred alternative to h index values for assessing single researchers.
KeywordsBibliometrics h index R BibPlots Citations Impact
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