Measuring scientific impact beyond academia: An assessment of existing impact metrics and proposed improvements


How does scientific research affect the world around us? Being able to answer this question is of great importance in order to appropriately channel efforts and resources in science. The impact by scientists in academia is currently measured by citation based metrics such as h-index, i-index and citation counts. These academic metrics aim to represent the… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173152


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