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Measure your publication impact to:
You need to use more than one set of metrics to measure the impact of your published outputs, as a range of measures and sources will paint a more comprehensive picture of your publication impact.
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The Metrics Toolkit explains what a metric means, how it is calculated, and whether it is good match for your impact claim. Use the Toolkit along with other resources provided by Massey to examine research impact.
Bibliometrics and altmetrics are commonly used to measure publication impact.
Bibliometrics is the statistical analysis of research publications. It includes the use of measures such as:
Watch this webinar (15mins) to learn how to find who is citing your publications:
Altmetrics covers other aspects of the impact of a publication, such as how many times it is discussed in social media, news media, and in scholarly networking sites.
Publons is a free service that allows researchers to track, verify and get recognised for their peer review and editorial contributions to scholarly publishing.
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