Impact metrics can be divided into three broad categories, from which a wide variety of unique indicators can be derived.
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- Consider the number of times your publications have been cited in other research publications
- Consider how people interact with your research outputs in both traditional media (e.g. newspapers, tv news, journal websites) and social media (e.g.Twitter, Mendelay Dataverse, Github, etc.)
- Consider the impact of a given academic journal (e.g. JAMA) by looking at the number of citations its published articles receive
- Consider patterns in citation and publication data to derive a variety of specialized indicators for impact analysis.