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Keeping Track of Impact

i10-Index – number of publications with at least 10 citations and only used by Google Scholar.

ResearchGate – make an account and track the “reads”  for articles but this also only works if the articles are read in ResearchGate

h-index – or Hirsch index


  • article level metric effort at qualitative data to compliment citation counts. 
  • They can include everything from peer reviews on Faculty of 1000 to mentions on social network.


  • compendium of number of databases centered around author/researcher
  • encourages users to know what they are looking at and what the number communicates.   

Faculty Opinions  

  • track the recommendations of articles if reviewed
  • faculty (peer) recommendations of articles in biology and medicine. 
  • 32 disciplines and about 3700 journals. 
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