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Measuring your research impact: Journal Impact

This guide provides an introduction to the various metrics used to measure researcher and journal impact.

Measures of Journal Impact

Journal impact measurements reflect the importance of a particular journal in a field and take into account the number of articles published per year and the number of citations to articles published in that journal.  Like author impact measurements, journal impact measures can be only so informative, and researchers in a discipline will have the best sense of the top journals in their field.

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