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Scholarly Metrics & Impact

Tools for determining the scholarly impact of researchers, journals, and research articles.

Article Metrics

  • Microsoft Academic Search – An online tool for researching scholars and their article citations.
  • Faculty of 1000 – This database is a collection of ranked research papers organized by topic and ranked by researchers in the discipline of the topic.
  • Plos One – This is journal that relies on crowd sourcing (views, comments, downloads) to identify influential papers
  • PeerJPreprints – An open access online journal that ranks the download numbers of each author publishing in the database.