Research metrics support

The Library Research Support Team can support you with using bibliometrics and altmetrics within the framework of the University’s Guide to Responsible Research Metrics and the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) to which SHU is a signatory.

We offer:
• help with finding citation and alternative metrics relating to your research outputs.
• advice on interpreting bibliometrics and altmetrics and understanding their limitations.
• advice on using bibliometrics and altmetrics responsibly in research assessment.
• help with finding journal bibliometrics

Library Research Support pages that you may find helpful:
DORA at SHU
Finding citations counts, article level metrics and tracking citations to your work
Altmetrics – tracking social media attention to your outputs
Finding and understanding h-indexes
What to consider when choosing a journal including journal bibliometrics

Please contact the Library Research Support team for advice and support.