Evaluating the impact of your work

Determining the impact of your research is typically measured by the citation rates the journals in which you publish receive. Below are a few of the traditional ways research impact is usually measured:

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Provides ranking data by Impact Factor (and other metrics) for journals by field of study in the science and engineering fields.

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The Eigenfactor score measures the impact factor of a journal, plus the significance of those articles citing it.

The H-Index: measures the productivity and impact of a scholar’s work in his or her field.