As part of our Scholar Services, librarians can create research impact reports for individuals, research groups, or departments using a variety of metrics including:
Research impact reports take approximately two weeks.
Metrics play a crucial role in various aspects of scholarly work and provide quantifiable measures to assess article, author, and journal level research. Examples of how we currently use metrics include:
It is important to note that while metrics provide useful insights, they should be used in conjunction with qualitative assessments and expert judgment. Metrics alone cannot capture the full scope and value of research, and they should be interpreted cautiously, taking into account the specific context and discipline of the research.
"Research Impact" by Angel Clemons, Sarah Drerup, and Tessa Withorn is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Image Credits: This guide includes screenshots from Web of Science, Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, Altmetrics Bookmarklet, and Scimago Journal Ranking.