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Societal impact tools: Societal impact tools

Impact tools

Social impact tools 

What am I measuring? Resource What can it do? Hints and tips
News media

Factiva

Proquest Newsstream

Search across keywords, title and abstract, author and subject fields for mentions in Australian and international newspapers.

How to search Factiva

Finding News Articles Guide

Policy influence / legal impact

Parliament of Australia (Commonwealth)

Search Hansard for mentions by name, includes records of invited speeches in Parliament. 

How to search tips

State Parliaments 

New South Wales (NSW)

Victoria

Queensland

Western Australia

South Australia

Tasmania

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

Northern Territory

Search Hansard for mentions by name. 

NSW Hansard offers an alert service.

 

Tips for NSW

Tips for VIC

Tips for QLD

Tips for WA

Tips for SA

Tips for NT (pdf)

Policy influence and impact

APO 

(Analysis & Policy Observatory)

Search open access policy and practice research for mentions by name or publication.   Explore Specialist collections or by Subject

PAIS International

(Public Affairs Information Service)

Search across articles, books, and government publications on issues of public policy, including politics, government, economy, marine policy, law.
Clinical Practice Guidelines Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines Search for clinical guidelines developed for use in Australian Health care settings  

National Guideline Clearinghouse (US)

Search for US clinical guidelines.

Clinical trial registers

Australia & NZ Clinical Trials Register

Search for Australian Phase I, Phase II and Phase III clinical trials underway or completed.

WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform

Search International trials by topic, country or region.

ClinicalTrials.gov

US Phase I, Phase II and Phase III clinical trials underway or completed.

EU Clinical Trials

Search European protocols and clinical trials.

How to search EU Clinical Trials

Environmental impact tools 

What am I measuring? Resource What can it do?                                                             Help and tips
News media

Factiva

Proquest Newsstream

Search across keywords, title and abstract, author and subject fields for mentions in Australian and international newspapers.

How to search Factiva

Finding News Articles Guide

Policy and guidelines

UNESCO Digital Library

Find mentions in environmental policy or guidelines by searching surname or title.

How to do a simple or advanced search in UNESCO

UN Digital Library

Find mentions in environmental policy or guidelines by searching surname or title.
World Health Organization (WHO) digital Library Find mentions in environmental health publications by searching surname or title.

OECD iLibrary

Search for mentions by name or publication. OECD iLibrary User Guide
Policy influence and impact

Australian Government

Dept of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Use the search box to find mentions by name. 

State

NSW Environment, Energy and Science

Click the search icon to open search box. Use this to find mentions by name. 
Legislation and regulations Ecolex Gateway to international environmental law and regulations (open source). Find mentions by searching surname or title.

Capital Monitor 

Find mentions in Federal and State parliamentary, political, legislative, regulatory and judicial news transcripts.

 

 

 

Cultural impact tools 

What am I measuring? Resource What can it do?                                                     Hints and tricks
News media

Factiva

Proquest Newsstream

Search across keywords, title and abstract, author and subject fields for mentions in Australian and international newspapers.

How to search Factiva

Finding News Articles Guide

Policy and guidelines

OECD iLibrary

Search for mentions by name or publication.

OECD iLibrary User Guide
United Nations iLibrary    Search UN iLibrary to view digital content created by the United Nations. Search for mentions by name or title. United Nations iLibrary User Guide
World Health Organization Search links to publications, news releases, commentaries, speeches and statistical data.
Policy Influence

APO 

(Analysis & Policy Observatory)

Search open access policy and practice research for mentions by name or publication. Search Specialist collections or by Subject
Library holdings

Libraries Australia

WorldCat

Search Libraries Australia to view how many and which libraries in Australia and New Zealand hold your published books. Holdings, translations into other languages and reprints are all measures of engagement.

Tick the WorldCat box on the homepage to search and include international library holdings.

Also consider sales figures which can be provided by your publisher as a measure of economic activity.

How to search Libraries Australia 
Academic influence Book reviews

Search by keywords, title and author for book reviews of your publication.

 
  NTROs and creative outputs

Refer to the Strategic publishing toolkit's Conferences and NTROs (Non-traditional research outputs) for tips and tools. 

 

Economic impact tools 

What am I measuring? Resource What can it do?                                                     Hints and tricks
News media

Factiva

Proquest Newsstream

Search across keywords, title and abstract, author and subject fields for mentions in Australian and international newspapers.

How to search Factiva

Finding News Articles Guide

Global economic policy and impact

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 

Search for mentions by name or publication across economic, environmental and social  policy.

OECD iLibrary User Guide

World Trade Organisation (WTO)

Search for mentions by name in relation to trade agreements internationally. WTO iLibrary User Guide
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Search for mentions by name in relation to global monetary standards and international trade. IMF eLibrary Start Up Guide

United Nations Official Documents System

Search for mentions by name in relation to international trade and treaty agreements.  
 

United Nations iLibrary

Search UN iLibrary to view digital content created by the United Nations. Search for mentions by name or title. United Nations iLibrary User Guide
  The World Bank Free and open access to global development data. Search for mentions by name or research title. The World Bank Getting Started Guide
Policy influence and impact

Australian Government

The Treasury

Use the Search box to find mentions across the site.   
Patents The Lens Search for mentions by name across patents for over 100 jurisdictions. Create alerts for future updates. The Lens Feature Tour

 

Health impact tools 

What am I measuring? Resource What can it do? Hints and tips
News media

Factiva

Proquest Newsstream

Search across keywords, title and abstract, author and subject fields for mentions in Australian and international newspapers.

How to search Factiva

Finding News Articles Guide

Policy influence and impact (International) World Health Organisation (WHO) digital library

Find mentions in health publications by searching surname or title.

 
  PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service) Search across articles, books, and government publications on issues of public policy, including politics, government, economy, law and health.  
Policy influence and impact (Australia)

APO 

(Analysis & Policy Observatory)

Search open access policy and practice research for mentions by name or publication.   Explore Specialist collections or by Subject

APAIS - Health

(Australian Public Affairs Information Service)

Search across articles and government publications on health and medicine in Australia, in particular the legal, social, economic and ethical aspects of health.
Submissions to Parliament / Regulations Capital Monitor Find mentions in Australian Federal and State parliamentary, political, legislative, regulatory and judicial news transcripts.  
Clinical practice guidelines Australian Clinical Practice Guidelines Search for clinical guidelines developed for use in Australian health care settings  

National Guideline Clearinghouse (US)

Search for US clinical guidelines.

Clinical trial registers

Australia & NZ Clinical Trials Register

Search for Australian Phase I, Phase II and Phase III clinical trials underway or completed.

WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform

Search International trials by topic, country or region.

ClinicalTrials.gov

US Phase I, Phase II and Phase III clinical trials underway or completed.

EU Clinical Trials

Search European protocols and clinical trials.

How to search EU Clinical Trials

Patents The Lens Search for mentions by name across patents for over 100 jurisdictions. Create alerts for future updates. The Lens Feature Tour

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