An index that attempts to measure both the productivity and impact of the published work of a scientist or scholar.

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Should I put my h-index on my CV?

I'm finishing my PhD and looking for postdoc jobs. I've published a decent number of papers (and also have a fair number of citations), and want to emphasize this on my CV. Should I actually state my ...
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How to find h-index in microsoft academic?

I am wondering how do we find h-index here: http://academic.research.microsoft.com/
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Are alternative metrics taken seriously by hiring committies?

Knowing that there are some members of hiring committees here, I am hoping for some insights. Having read Rise of Altmetrics, I started to wonder what would be the best way to measure the impact on ...
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How to find the h-index of a professor?

I am an Computer Science undergraduate student and I am looking for my potential mentor for my PhD study. I guess besides research interest, personality etc., h-index is an important factor one should ...
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Are academic indicators (h-index, impact factor, etc) really adopted by institutions? Currently used? And how?

Academic indicators (h-index, impact factor, modified h-indexes, etc) have a long string of criticism by academics and not (see here, here or here). Instead of debating (endlessly) on how "not ...
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Which bibliometrics index to trust more?

We've already discussed about which bibliometric indeces are diffused the most, and how they work. We all know that, along the most common h-index, there are many other parameters deriving from it or ...
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What are the common productivity measures of a scientist, like h-index?

I am aware of h-index. I was wondering what other types of scores are both widely and rarely used to measure the impact of a scientist?
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What is the h-index exactly and how does it work?

What is the h-index, and how does it work ?