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Research Common @ RDC

The RDC Research Common is a place where faculty, staff, and students can get assistance with research and scholarly activities. Find information on conducting original research and on the supports available for research at RDC.

Metrics

Metrics in the context of research impact are "quantitative measures designed to help evaluate research outputs." Read more...

Here are some resources to get you started thinking about research metrics:

Bibliometrics

Bibliometrics are "statistical analys[es] of written publications, such as books or articles." Read more...

Here are some resources to get you started thinking about and calculating bibliometrics:

Altmetrics

Altmetrics are metrics intended to calculate scholarly impact using non-traditional measures, such as social media activity and online mentions. Read more...

Here are some resources to get you started thinking about and calculating altmetrics: