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Scholarly Research Impact Metrics

This guide discusses research impact metrics, all the ways that scholarly research is evaluated

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This Guide is designed to introduce researchers to the major tools used to measure research impact (a.k.a. research metrics, bibliometrics, scientometrics, altmetrics, etc.) as well as enhance  your scholarly profile through scholarly peer-networks.


I gratefully acknowledge assistance from my colleague Rachel Borchardt, Science Librarian at American University for permission to include material from her scholarly metrics libguide in this guide.