This research guide provides an overview of several metrics, methods, and tools commonly used in assessing scholarly impact in the health sciences. Researchers, funders, and administrators often use impact assessment to inform decision-making processes including:
- Grant application
- Promotion, tenure, and job applications
- Selecting journals in which to publish
- Identifying new collaborators
- Faculty recruitment
- Performance reporting
Use the navigation pane on the left to explore the guide. For assistance with resources related to impact metrics, methods, and tools, contact the library Research Impact Core at THLImpactCore@umich.edu.