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Assessing Impact: Metrics, Altmetrics and Impact Factors

This guide highlights important metrics used to measure journal impact, author impact and article impact.

Non-Article Metrics 


Public Library of Science / Publons   

Provides impact as an author, editor and peer reviewer.


Source for Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, Open Peer Reviewers & Grants.


Displays views, downloads, times cited and altmetrics for a data set, video,  presentation, poster, code (etc). Also provides a DOI.


Indicates grants and lists publications that have come out of each grant.