There are different metrics that can be used to rank journals. One widely used is the Impact Factor that measures the frequency with which the average article in a journal has been cited in a particular year.
For most metrics, an individual measure doesn't mean much, but can be used in comparison.
Journals in arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. A free source that includes journal indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus database. It does not include journal impact factors but does have a number of other indicators. Journals may be ranked by major subject areas, more specific subject categories, SJR, h-index, etc.
The h-index is an index that attempts to measure both productivity and impact. The index is based on a set of most cited papers (from an author or it can be calculated for a journal) and the number of citations that those publications have received in other people's publications.
> Enter the name of the author in the top search box (e.g. Smith JT). Select Author from the drop-down menu on the right. > To ensure accuracy for popular names, make use of the "Address" or "Organization Enhanced" field. >Click on Search >Click on Citation Report on the right hand corner of the results page, the H-index is on the right of the screen
Search for the item (article, patent, document, etc) then click on the "Cited by" link. If you connect from the library's database listing for Google Scholar it also shows cited numbers from Web of Science.
Do a Cited Reference search. You can do one for multiple publications by an author or for a single work.
Looking for citations in journal articles to a patent? Enter the patent number in the Cited Work field. If you do not know the patent number, try entering the name of the first listed inventor or patent assignee in the Cited Author field.
You can also create an account and receive alerts whenever any of your publications within Web of Science are cited.
begin by finding the record for your patent. Then, follow the link to "Referenced by." Alternatively, you can enter the US patent number for your patent and select "referenced by" in the pull-down menu.