You may be interested in seeing how many times a particular work has been cited by other researchers. Citation analysis is a quantifiable way to measure the academic output and impact of an article or an author based on the number of times these works or authors have been cited by others. There are several different tools that can be used to explore citation metrics:
Traditional citation-based metrics are one way to measure the impact of your work. But it's not the only way. Here are some limitations of citation-based metrics:
Altmetrics, or alternative metrics, are measures of social and public impact of research that complement traditional citation-based measures. Altmetrics aim to measure web and social media-based scholarly interactions. Examples of types of altmetrics include:
Why use altmetrics?
What are the limitations of altmetrics?
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