Research Impact Library Advisory Service (RILAS)


  • Do you know how to demonstrate the impact of your research outputs for grant or promotion applications?
  • Not quite sure where to find citation counts, your h-index, or a Journal Impact Factor?
  • Are you confused about what a Field Weighted Citation Index is?
  • Want to track and measure your social media presence?

Self-help guides  

Find below links to guides if you prefer to compile your own metrics:

Talk to a librarian

Academic staff and graduate researchers can request an appointment with a librarian, in-person, online, or over the phone, for assistance with monitoring, measuring and managing research impact and engagement.

Book an appointment with a librarian: https://unimelb.service-now.com/library

Library assistance with grant applications

The University Library can assist academic staff to determine the impact of their publications and other research outputs for grant and promotion applications.

Contact rilas-library@lists.unimelb.edu.au for assistance (please note: University of Melbourne email required).