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Measure your publication impact to:
You need to use more than one set of metrics to measure the impact of your published outputs, as a range of measures and sources will paint a more comprehensive picture of your publication impact.
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Bibliometrics and altmetrics are commonly used to measure publication impact.
Bibliometrics is the statistical analysis of research publications. It includes the use of measures such as:
Altmetrics covers other aspects of the impact of a publication, such as how many times it is discussed in social media, news media, and in scholarly networking sites.
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Last updated on Monday 18 September 2017
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