Manuscript-level metrics, also referred to as article-level metrics, take into account traditional metrics like citations, and also include alternative metrics or "altmetrics."
Citations to an article can be analyzed in multiple ways:
Common alternative metrics or Altmetrics are download counts and social media mentions, which help to measure the impact of an article outside of the formal mechanism of citations.
Altmetrics can answer questions such as:
The following tools used to how author impact are freely available online, and do not need to be accessed through the Databases A-Z list.
Many of the databases available through Lavery Library now include altmetrics alongside article information. There, you can find which research and other media cite a manuscript, how many times an article has been downloaded, and more. The following two resources, available from the Library Database A-Z list, go beyond altmetrics to connect you to related citations.
From The University of Arizona Libraries:
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A repository of scholarship produced by the Fisher community. Contains:
The following resources are additional manuscript impact tools that require subscriptions and are available at area colleges.
Please visit these college or university library pages to learn how you can access these resources: