Once you have added some publications to your Publons profile a Metrics tab will be accessible on your profile.   


  • Publication metrics” shows a handful of metrics derived from your publication history.  
    • H-index” is repeated from your profile card  
    • Sum of times” cited is also repeated from your profile card  
    • Average citations per item” is calculated using your “Sum of times cited” and the number of your publications which are indexed in Web of Science.
    • Average citations per year” is calculated using your “Sum of times cited” and the number of years between your first Web of Science indexed publication and your last.