Measuring Research Impact
Every researcher wants to be read and, hopefully, cited by others in their work. There are a number of commonly accepted measures used to demonstrate research impact, and you can use one or a combination of them to demonstrate the impact of your work.
Learn more about the strengths and weaknesses of these measures by clicking below:
Journal Impact Measures - Including journal impact factor, Eigenfactor score, and other metrics.
Individual Work Impact Measures - Including the number of times a work has been cited and book reviews.
Individual Author Impact Measures - Including citation counts, the h-index, and the Google Scholar i10-index.
Institutional Impact Measures - Using the InCites tool.
Altmetrics - Means of measuring impact beyond the traditional citation counts and impact factors.