Research Metrics: Home

This guide is an introduction to the various tools available to analyze citation and impact metrics of published research.


Research metrics measure the impact of scholarly works.

Various metrics have been developed to track the impact of individual articles, authors, and journals.

This guide will introduce you to many of these measures and how to apply them to your work. Please see the tabs to the left of this box for the topics covered.

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Who to Contact

Please contact your liaison librarian for additional support.

This guide was created, and is maintained by DeDe Dawson, Science Liaison Librarian (currently on leave for 2015/16).


This guide was inspired by the Scholarly Metrics guide from Johns Hopkins University. Thank you to the librarians at Sheridan Libraries for their kind permission to adapt some of their content!