Publication metrics can provide insight into the reach of your own research through citation and engagement indicators. Researchers may wish to include metrics in their CVs, tenure and promotion materials, and grant applications. Metrics can also be used to evaluate and compare journals for potential publication. This guide introduces all authors to some of the most referenced metrics at the author, journal, and article levels.
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