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Nursing: Scholarship

Resources for students and faculty in the School of Nursing

H Index

You can locate the H Index in the database Web of Science:

  • From the dropdown menu beside Basic, select Author search
  • Enter the author's last name and initials
  • If needed, enter variant names.  Select organizations.
  • Click on the "Create Citation Reports" link on the right side of the screen
  • Locate the H Index from the results

Impact Factor - Journal Citation Reports

You can locate information on the Impact Factor of Journals in the database Journal Citation Reports / Web of Science

  • Select the Science or Social Science edition.
  • Use the drop-down menu to select the desired year.
  • Either select a category or a specific journal title.

Cabell's

In Cabell's, you can find acceptance rates, manuscript guidelines, and review process information for journals. Search by topic areas, words in journal name, acceptance rate, type of review process, or publisher.

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About Predatory Publishers

Become informed about the problems with Predatory Publishers.  Check out the LibGuide on Open Access Resources at: http://guides.library.sc.edu/predatory