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Demonstrating the impact of your scholarly agenda and scholarly outputs is a nuanced art. There are multi-faceted ways to measure your work's impact, and a myriad of ways to present it. You can use both quantitative and qualitative measures in demonstrating impact. In the era of our constant technological connectedness, there are even more ways to capture evidence of impact. This guide presents instructional information and links to resources for quantitative metrics, such as impact measures and citation counts, as well as qualitative evidence that can be gathered via altmetrics tools and social media.
Please use the tabs across the top of the page or the links below to navigate the guide.
- What are metrics? - Learn about traditional quantitative measures.
- Journal Rankings & Citations - Learn about different measurements, and links to resources providing that data.
- Social Media & Altmetrics - Learn about qualitative measures, and links to resources providing that data.
- Community-Engaged Research - Learn about considerations for demonstrating impact from community-engaged scholarship and projects.
- Where to Publish? - Learn considerations for choosing where to publish your work.
- Manage Your Identity - Learn about tools to manage your researcher identity.
- Get Help - Get more help from the Library.
This guide was developed and is maintained by Emily Ford.