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Research Impact

Includes measures of scholarly impact such as journal impact factors, researcher impact, citation analysis and altmetrics.

Measuring Impact

This guide brings together resources that provide measures of scholarly impact using both traditional metrics, such as journal impact factor and h-index, and emerging web-based alternatives, referred to as altmetrics, cybermetrics, and webometrics.

Article Impact and Citation Analysis
Use selected databases and publisher sites to collect citation counts for individual publications.

Journal Impact
For a journal, find impact factor, citable items, cited half-life, citing half-life and other journal-related metrics.

Researcher Impact
Find metrics, such as h-index, used to analyze and measure the impact of an author within a scholarly community.

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