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Measure research impact and quality: Introduction


Increasingly, researchers and academic research institutions are being asked to demonstrate the quality and impact of their research.

This guide provides information on some of the methods currently in use and links to a range of online tools, training and resources.

Key terms explained

Click on the terms below for a definition and links to further information in this LibGuide.



Library help

Staff and postgraduate students can contact their Faculty Librarian with all their research needs including:
  • finding relevant literature
  • purchasing library resources
  • locating relevant, high-quality journals
  • measuring research impact
  • increasing visibility of your research

Research quality and impact service

The Library provides information and advice on tools and methods to measure and maximise research impact and quality.
Contact your Faculty librarian for help.