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Research Impact Demystified

Impact factors, citation counts, scholarly profiles, oh my!

Join me for a 1 hour discussion of scholarly research impact metrics. We will discuss common metrics, their advantages and limitations, and sources for those metrics. We will also learn how to match metrics to purpose by looking separately at journal, publication, and author level measures. By the end of this workshop you should be able to:

  • identify examples, purpose, and limitations of both common and alternative metrics, and sources for those metrics
  • understand journal vs article vs author level metrics
  • choose and compile the correct metrics for your purpose
  • track and enchance your visibility and impact with online profiles and scholarly IDs

Visit the related research guide here: https://libguides.uthsc.edu/metrics

Zoom link will be sent out 24 hours ahead of the workshop via email.



Jess Newman, MSIS

Research Data and Scholarly Communications Lead

Related LibGuide: Scholarly Publishing & Research Impact by Jess Newman

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Time (Central/Memphis):
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Online (Zoom)
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Jess Newman McDonald, MSIS

Assistant Professor
Research Data & Scholarly Communications Lead

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Health Sciences Library
877 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38163



(901) 448-3198