Metrics and impact

Metrics and impact

Bibliometrics can help you to identify key journals or authors within your research area or the level of interest in your own research. They commonly focus on the citation analysis of journal articles and the number of citations received. These metrics can be controversial in the arts where there is much reliance on monographs and many research outputs are practice-based. For help on bibliometrics, see the Measuring your Research Impact tutorial by three Irish academic libraries.

Altmetrics are a new, alternative form of metrics that measure the attention your research outputs receive via social media and the Internet. Altmetric.com and Impactstory.org are two tools to help you track the altmetrics for your outputs, bringing together information from many different online sources.

We can also provide usage statistics for your outputs and thesis on UCA Research Online. See the UCA Research Online statistics page or contact ucaro@uca.ac.uk.

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