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This guide provides an overview of bibliometrics (the statistical analysis of books, articles, or other publications) and Dartmouth's resources on the topic.

Tools and Software

Modular toolset specifically designed for the study of science; temporal, geospatial, topical, and network analysis and visualization of scholarly datasets at the micro (individual), meso (local), and macro (global) levels

PoP (Publish or Perish)
Calculates citation metrics from data in Google Scholar

Freely available Java application for visualizing and analyzing trends and patterns in scientific literature.

Open-source network and visualization software; import data from almost anywhere under-supported file formats. Requires knowledge of Java and/or OpenGL

Open-source R-tool that is used to complete complex scientific bibliometric analysis