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Research and Publishing Support: Research Impact

Research guide for information resources on citation count, journal impact, author identification, publishing, rankings and statistical analysis of publications

Measuring Research Impact

Research outputs such as journal articles, conference papers and other scholarly publications are the primary means of communicating the results of academic enquiry. Metrics are increasingly being used to measure the research impact or research influence of an individual researcher or group.


University of Queensland Library. Research metrics. (Accessed 24 April 2020)

Citation Metrics for Researchers 101 Workshop

Databases for Citation Analysis


Quality Frameworks

The use of electronic resources must comply with the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy and Singapore Management University Acceptable Use Policy