The h-index of a scholar measures their productivity and the impact of their publications. The h-index is calculated where the number is equal to the highest number of papers by the author that have n or more citations. For example, if an author has an h-index of 18, they have 18 publications that have been cited 18 or more times.
Follow the steps below to find an author's h-index in Web of Science.
1. Click on the Researchers tab. Enter the name of the researcher, then search.
2. If there are more than one author, try limiting your search using the filter for Organization on the left. Click Refine to update your results.
3. You can find the researcher's h-index in the Metrics section on the right. Click on the View citation report button for a more detailed report.