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Publishing Resources: Metrics

Traditional metrics:

Traditional metrics: frequency of cited or referenced by others, who those others are, the impact, history and direction of an idea

Tool: Publish or Perish is a downloadable tool that retrieves and analyzes citations to produce metrics including Hirsch's h-index, Egghe's g-index, contemporary h-index, age-weighted rates, and authors per paper.


Altmetrics: measurement of connections, references, sharing of content via social web(e.g. blog, twitter)

Tool: Bookmarklet browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari which provides metrics on tweets, facebook posts, Google+ posts, Reddited, news outlets, and blogs on pages with a digital object identifier (DOI).>

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