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This guide talks about tools on assessing the impact of scholarly research, with explanations of terminology.

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About Research Impact in Academia

Traditionally, metrics to measure scholarly impact have been based on the number of times an author's article has been cited by other researchers, also known as citation analysis.  There are various tools and methods can be used to measure the impact of an individual or their scholarship. 

The goal of this guide is to help you understand what tools to use and how to use it in order to quantify the relative importance or impact of your research in your specific subject discipline.