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Scholarly Metrics

This page describes the various means of searching for cited and citing references, measures of influence and impact, altmetrics and bibliometrics.


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Kathleen Flynn
Science Library, SL-142
University at Albany
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Albany, NY 12222
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A New Tool for Research Impact

dimensions logoDimensions is a scholarly search engine that provides information about scholarly output throughout the research cycle, including publications, grants, patents, etc. Scholarly metrics are provided through Google Scholar.  A personal account for Dimensions is free, and provides useful functionality. 

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