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Assessing the Impact of Research: Overview
This guide will help you understand how to assess the impact of scholarly research, including explanations of terminology and assessment tools.
Cited references are the articles, books or other materials listed in a bibliography or as works cited in a particular publication. Because citation databases index each reference, it is possible to search these cited references. One can follow a particular cited reference, or cited author, forward in time to find more current articles that have also cited that author or work.