Use research impact measures to:
Bibliometrics is the quantitative analysis of research publications and other research outputs e.g.:
Underlying assumption: the number of times a publication has been cited by other researchers is a measure of the influence or ‘impact’ of the publication within the wider academic literature
Other measures you could use as an indication of your research impact include:
For a robust measure of research impact, use bibliometric measures in conjunction with qualitative assessment (e.g. peer review) of the content of a publication.
When using bibliometric data, you need to keep in mind that: