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Guide to Citation Analysis

Welcome to the Library Resources Guide for Tenure Preparation

Howdy! This guide is designed for faculty who are in the process of applying for tenure or promotion, and for graduate students and new faculty needing to identify the most influential scholars, research groups, and publications in their field.


Citation Analysis: Sources for determining the number of times your publications have been cited by other authors, often referred to as "times cited". 

Journal Information: Sources with journal evaluation tools to determine impact factor and other statistics regarding the journal in which you have published. 

More: Selected reference books in the library's collections about the promotion & tenure process; additional academic career-related resources and links.

To learn more about the tenure and promotion process and submission guidelines at Texas A&M University, please visit the website of the Deans of Faculties & Associate Provost Office: