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Measuring Research Impact: Individual Work Metrics (books, book chapters, conference proceedings, Data, etc.)

Article Citations

  • Google Scholar Google Scholar Citations provide a simple way for authors to keep track of citations to their articles.
  • Disciplinary Databases Search times cited for an article from disciplinary databases, for example, PsycINFO, Sociological Abstracts, etc.
  • Public Library of Science (PLOS) Track online usage for individual artciles within PLOS journals science 2009. Metrics include "Viewed," "Cited," "Saved," "Discussed," and "Recommended."
  • Semantic Scholar is a free, AI-powered search and discovery tool that helps researchers discover and understand scientific literature that's most relevant to their work. It covers 175 million papers in all scientific disciplines.
  • Smart Citations allow users to see how a scientific paper has been cited by providing the context of the citation and a classification describing whether it provides supporting or contradicting evidence for the cited claim.


Book Reviews

Books and Proceedings Citations

  • Book Citation Index contains more than 60,000 books, expanding its coverage with an additional 10,000 new titles each year. Social Sciences + Arts & Humanities 61%, Natural Sciences 39% within 5 years.

Dataset, Figures, Images, Videos Citations

  • Dryad  A curated resource that makes the data underlying scientific publications discoverable, freely reusable, and citable.

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