The impact of research can be measured on national or regional scales. This page shows how a commonly used free website, SCImago Journal & Country Rank, can help you locate information about country-specific research quality and productivity according to publication and citation data.
SCImago Journal & Country Rank contains citation data derived from the Scopus Database. Country ranking information can be generated based on these citation data.
To use this tool:
1. Access SCImago Journal & Country Rank.
2. Select “Country Rankings”. Select one or more ranking parameters (subject area, subject category and/or region). Then click “Refresh”.
For example, select the subject area “Computer Science” and the subject category “Artificial Intelligence”.
3. A list of countries is displayed. You can choose to re-order the list by the number of cites, the number of cites per document, the h-index, etc.
4. Click on a country to view the detailed information about the research impact of this country, including figures or interactive graphics of:
For more about this website, refer to the SCimago Help page.