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Scholarly Communications

Research Impact

Scholars want to know and show the impact of their work, and there are a variety of ways to measure research impact. This page contains resources on understanding research impact metrics. 

Some metrics are freely accessible online. Many metrics are accessed through databases such as Web of Science or Scopus, which may be available on site at WRLC partner libraries. 

Research Impact Resources

Journal metrics:


Author metrics: 


Article metrics: