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?
Find below links to guides if you prefer to compile your own metrics:
- Research Impact: information and links to tools for measuring and monitoring the impact of research using metrics such as citation counts, journal, book and researcher impact, h-indexes.
- Altmetrics: what they are, tools to gather them and how to increase your altmetric scores.
- Researcher Profiles, Identifiers and Social Networks: Maximise your Impact: Tips on how to promote your research and profile as a researcher.
Talk to a librarian
Academic staff and graduate researchers can request an appointment with a librarian, in-person, online, or over the phone, to discuss 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 may be able to assist academic staff to determine the impact of their publications and other research outputs for selected grant and prize applications.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance (please note: University of Melbourne email required).