Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
LIBRARY SUPPORT FOR RESEARCHERS
Types of Metrics
These are the major categories of research impact and engagement measurements.
Includes a deep explanation of the most common author metric - the h-index.
What are the common Author Profiles researchers are setting up and links to those resources.
Includes journal impact factor, eigenfactor, and SJR.
Includes sources and explanation of article metrics.
Includes an explanation of book metrics and where to find them.
Includes links to sources of non-traditional metrics or 'altmetrics', including social media mentions, download counts
The Metrics Toolkit allows researchers to explore by different types of publications and select metrics for particular types of impact, research and discipline. The toolkit was developed by a group of information professionals with advice from an advisory board.