Research Metrics & Impact

Research contribution is measured in many ways for many reasons.

The research impact of contribution is measured to:

Research contribution is measured to determine employment/promotion/funding suitability/collaboration potential. It is measured in three main ways:

  • Assessing the publication source (e.g. journal or book)
  • Assessing the research (e.g. citation analysis)
  • Assessing the researcher

MyRI (Measuring your Research Impact) is a self-paced tutorial that explains the main bibliometrics tools in detail, how to track your research impact, and outlines journal citation and ranking methods. There are three modules:

  • Introduction to Bibliometrics
  • Tracking your Research Impact
  • Journal Ranking and Analysis

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