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.
For a journal, find impact factor, citable items, cited half-life, citing half-life and other journal-related metrics.
Find metrics, such as h-index, used to analyze and measure the impact of an author within a scholarly community.