Centre for Research
Research Empowerment Workshop on Publication Metrics
With the aim of creating awareness about the current trends in publication metrics and encourage the faculty members to increase their publication metrics, the Centre for Research organized a research empowerment workshop on ‘Publication Metrics’ Dr. B. Jeyapragash, Associate Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, India served as the resource person for the event Dr. Jeyapragash in his address emphasized on the Publication Metrics, and the way to increase the citation through H index and Impact Factor. He envisioned the mechanics of increasing the Citation. He focused on the three types of metrics such as Journal Metrics, Author metrics and Article metrics. He clearly elucidated about the different types of publications and their impact on individual and institutional level. He explained about the calculation of H Index and highlighted the techniques to publish research work in the Scopus Indexed Journals. He clarified the difference between UGC care Group I and Group – II Journals. The resource person explained about cloned Journals and insisted additional care to be taken while publishing the research work. He also explained about the citation databases. He ended the session by highlighting the importance of publishing research work according to current trends. The session was highly inspiring and encouraged faculty members to publish in Indexed Journal and Increase their citation. The Workshop concluded with Q and A session where participants asked several questions. The resource person clarified the doubts of the participants and enriched them with his experiential knowledge.