Track your impact

Impact is important

Demonstrating impact can assist with funding and promotion applications, publishing strategy, academic CVs and research assessment. There are a range of tools and approaches for tracking the impact of a researcher, journal or publication.

Introductory resources

  • Metrics Toolkit
    Overview resource that explains metrics for books, book chapters, datasets, journal articles and software/code/scripts and how to use them to support evidence of impact. Filters to identify metrics by type of impact, research object and discipline are available.
  • How to track the impact of research data with metrics guide
    From the Digital Curation Centre, provides useful information on the impact of research data with metrics.

Browse impact guides

Use the specific Guides to learn about author impact and how to set up identifiers, citation and publication impact, and reach on the social web.

Last updated : 27 July 2021
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