Research Guides

Research Guides each of which is designed to help you find the most useful resources relevant to your department. It contains useful information and details of recommended resources to support your studies

If you don’t know what to use or where to search to find necessary information for your research, try this guide.

Google Scholar Top Publications

Google Scholar Metrics provide an easy way for authors to quickly gauge the visibility and influence of recent articles in scholarly publications.

You can browse the Google Scholar top publications in research areas below. To see which articles in a publication were cited the most and who cited them, click on its h-index number to view the articles as well as the citations underlying the metrics.

Evaluating Journals

Various methods have been developed to evaluate academic journals and create journal rankings.

  • Impact Factors: available in Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and other citation analysis tools serve as indicators of the impact, or influence of a journal. Though controversial, Impact Factors, which rank journals within a discipline, are extensively used in the sciences.
  • Journal Citation Reports (JCR): provides journal performance metrics for evaluating and comparing scholarly journals in science and social sciences. Using citation data drawn from over 10,000 high-impact international journals, Journal Citation Reports offers a quantifiable statistical method for identifying the most important and influential journals in a field.
  • SCImago Journal Ranking: is a weighted metric. The freely accessible web site contains rankings of more than 20,000 journals from the Scopus, one of the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, covering the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and arts & humanities.
  • offers two ways to rank journals: by “Eigenfactor” or by “Article Influence”. You can obtain Eigenfactor Score and Article Influence Score of a particular journal in Journal Citation Reports database, or search on website. ranks the influence of journals much as Google’s PageRank algorithm ranks the influence of web pages.

American Mathematical Society (AMS)

AMS peer-reviewed journals are of the highest quality in mathematical research. Each journal is managed by editors who are prominent in their fields, and each is unique in its offering of articles, book reviews, and reports.

Subscribed AMS Journals:

What is a Journal?

Scholarly or peer-reviewed journals have collections of articles written by experts in academic or professional fields. Journals are excellent for finding out what has been studied or researched on a topic, and to find bibliographies that point to other relevant sources of information.

Off Campus Access

This is a service made to allow off-campus access to e-Journals used in the UNIST campus. You can use it after logging in;


PW: Portal password

Document Delivery Service

If some journal titles or articles you need are not available in the UNIST Library, you can get the materials by using DDS(Document Delivery Service).

Your requested items are available within 2-7 days.