Scholarly Metrics

All about metrics: definitions, how-to, and tools.

Measuring Scholarly Output

There are many ways to count, measure, rank, and compare journals, articles, authors, labs, and institutions, based on their scholarly output. This guide doesn't include detail on all the different metrics, but will get you started.

By properly using scholarly metrics, you can create a story, supported by quantitative evidence, demonstrating the value and impact of your work.

Explore the tabs on the left to find tools, tips, and context for different types of metrics.