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Research Metrics & Scholarly Impact

This guide was created to help faculty determine the impact that their research, etc. has had.

What are Altmetrics?

Altmetrics is the measurement of the impact an article has on social media such as:

  • Social Media
  • News Media
  • Blogs
  • Reference Managers (e.g. Mendeley)
  • Other online conversations captured include YouTube, Wikipedia, Reddit, policy documents, etc.

Determing Your Online Impact