What are Research Impact Metrics?
Research Impact Metrics are about measuring the Impact of a Journal, an article, a website, or an individual researcher. The impact is commonly measured by the number of citations that a scholarly work gets. However, this is not the only way to measure the quality of a journal.
Why would I want to discover the impact of a journal?
For authors: Publishing in a higher impact journal is potentially beneficial to your career progression and PBRF ranking.
For researchers: Articles published in a higher impact journal may be better written and/or more significant.
Common impact measures
Some of the common tools to measure impact are:
Article or website metrics
Author researcher metrics
Use these links to find journal metrics and lists of reliable/trustworthy journals
Scopus. (2017). CiteScore 16: How does it work? [Video]. Retrieved from: https://youtu.be/MF4LVZ7YC8o
Elsevier Journals. (2010). Introduction SJR SNIP powered by Scopus [Video]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/XEvc3SZY8sA