Research Metrics Services

As an acknowledgement of the importance of research impact statements in the funding applications/promotions process, Western Sydney University Library offers the following services:

For Promotion:

  • Individual discipline based appointments (in person, phone or email) are available to showcase the tools available to collect research metric data and assist on how to utilise the data to formulate the best possible impact statement. Email  lib-research@westernsydney.edu.au to make an appointment or discuss further.

For Grant Applications:

  • Individual discipline based appointments (in person, phone or email) are available to showcase the tools available to collect research metric data and assist on how to utilise the data to formulate the best possible impact statement. Email to lib-research@westernsydney.edu.au to make an appointment or discuss further.
  • For Applications over $50,000

In addition to showcasing the tools available, a Research Metric Report will be produced. Based on your research output and tailored to your discipline and relevant funding body, the report will include journal impact data, citation counts, book reviews, social media mentions and any other material deemed appropriate. Additional assistance is available to formulate the best possible impact statement utilising the report data.

Timeframe: Minimum of 4 weeks is required to complete a report.

Requirements: Publication lists must be provided in a Word document containing only the research outputs eligible for inclusion in the grant application.

Request a ‘Research Metrics Report’ here.

For further assistance please contact your School Librarian or the Research Services Coordinator