The Relative Citation Ratio (RCR) is an article-level, field normalized metric supported by the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Portfolio Analysis. The iCite tool provides a dashboard of metrics, including the RCR for groups of papers. This class provides a basic overview of the Relative Citation Ratio and the iCite tool.
By the end of this class, the user will:
- Have a basic understanding of how the Relative Citation Ratio is calculated, it’s strengths and limitations, and how it differs from similar metrics
- Know how to properly use the iCite tool and understand the various metrics it provides
- Have examples of how to use the Relative Citation Ratio in a narrative or visualization
- Learn about other article-level, field normalized metrics that are available
This class is approximately 1 hour long.
There are no The NIH Relative Citation Ratio and iCite tool classes scheduled at this time.