University Research Services

University Research Services
University Research Services

Researcher Metrics

Students studying in Law Library

Tracking your Research Impact

  • Below is a selection of tools that researchers can use to track their publication metrics.
  • Additional resources and supports are provided by the Queen's University Library
  • Please contact Rosarie Coughlan, Scholarly Publishing Librarian, for more information
Publish or Perish (Software Program)
Google Scholar Citations
Researcher ID
  • Altmetric tracks Article Level Metrics (ALTMetrics)
  • It can also track your work in social media (such as using Twitter and Facebook)
International Standard Name Identifier
  • International Standard Name Identifier (ISO 27729)
  • This is the ISO certified global standard for disambiguation of people involved in the creation and distribution of creative works, including research.
Peer Review Activities
  • The following article from Nature describes recent developments to increase recognition for researchers who do a lot of peer reviews, including some databases in which researchers can enter the amount of reviewing they do
  • The Library offers a Researcher Training Program. The program includes several short "self-serve" modules that focus on publishing, managing research data, and managing your research profile.

Last Updated: May 13, 2019