Bibliometrics and citation analysis is one of the services the NOAA Central Library offers to NOAA researchers and staff and is one way we are able to illustrate NOAA's status as producer of world-class research. 

To learn more about bibliometrics and the metrics we use please see our Bibliometrics LibGuide

For information on other services we provide NOAA researchers please see the Author Services page.

Our Services

Services available to NOAA staff include:

  • Individual Researcher Impact Reports
  • Publication and citation analyses for offices and programs
  • Training and guidance on bibliometric tools and resources

For more information about any of these services please contact Sarah Davis at

Ongoing Projects

NOAA Peer-Reviewed Articles

The library has been identifying NOAA-authored articles since 2012 and NOAA-funded articles since 2015. To learn more about this project and access a list of NOAA-authored articles please see the NOAA Peer-Reviewed Articles Bibliography.

Ocean Exploration and Research Bibliography

Articles supported by the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) and resulting from OER expeditions are identified and analyzed quarterly by the library. The most recent citation analysis of these publications is available as a PDF and the bibliography is available organized by author or expedition.