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Measuring your Scholarly Impact: Home

Your research has an impact. Find out who is citing and using your research.

Scholarly Impact

Scholarly impact can be determined many ways, but some of the most common ways relate to one of three areas. Click the links to find more information.

  • Author metrics are any quantitative measurement of a particular author's impact or influence.  A well-known author metric is the H-index, described below.
  • Article-level metrics most often measure the impact or influence of a particular journal article.
  • Journal-level metrics offer a way to measure the overall impact and sometimes prestige of a journal. 

Common tools to find metrics

Scholarly Communication Librarian & Science Research Librarian

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