Metrics associated with a single journal article
Used to track how often an author is cited, and to demonstrate the reach and impact of their work
Description of a cited source. Contains information such as author’s name, title, publisher, date of publication.
Frequency and number of citations to papers. Disciplines will have different citation patterns, as will the type of research and publication.
The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment. A declaration from individuals and organisations worldwide who have signed up to its principles for responsible research assessments. Not to be confused with DMU's outputs repository, DORA.
Metrics that measure, compare, and often rank research and scholarly publications.
Also known 'field-weighting' or 'field-normalisation', this corrects citation differences between fields, such as differences in publication, collaboration and citation practice, by including indicators which take into account the context of the citation. Results are rescaled according to subject discipline or time-frame.