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IMP - Library Research Support

The University of Victoria Libraries and the IMP librarian can help you throughout the research cycle. This guide will point you to a range of relevant and useful tools and links.

Article & Journal Impact Factor Tools

Journal Ranking Tools

Why is Research Impact Important?

It is important that researchers know their impact as it can help:

  • Support applications for tenure or promotion;
  • Justify requests for grants and other funding;
  • Quantify, and determine how their research is being used;
  • Identify other researchers or institutions that are using their work; and
  • Identify other researchers, and potential collaborators, in their field.

Bibliometrics Tools and Awareness

Tools for Tracking Altmetrics

Resources for Determining an Author's Impact