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.