New look and useful features for SciVal

In March 2017, SciVal updated its look and introduced a number of useful features.

This release includes a new look for the SciVal homepage. From the new homepage users can stay up-to-date with latest news and releases, navigate to supporting materials, and get in touch with the SciVal team more quickly.

The release also included two features in the Reporting functionality based on user feedback:

  • You are now able to edit a single analysis (previously you had to rebuild them from scratch) or create a new version of the old analyses. These additions to Reporting make it easier to create reports and save your preferences.
  • You are now able to export all data in your reports as an excel or CSV file. This allows researchers to analyze underlying data and share information with colleagues who do not have a SciVal account.

In the Benchmarking module, there is now an option to exclude self-citations in Field-Weighted Citation Impact (FWCI), for increased transparency and flexibility in analysis.

SciVal is a research performance assessment tool which provides bibliometric measures using data from Scopus. SciVal provides access to comprehensive research performance summaries, comparisons of institutional performance, potential collaboration opportunities based on publication output and impact, and analysis of trends in various research areas with corresponding citation and usage data.

To check out the new features of SciVal now, you can connect to it through the Databases A-Z list from the libraries homepage or book an appointment with a health sciences librarian for more information.

SciVal

New feature in SciVal’s Reporting module allows editing of a single analysis

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