|Tool||DIY Impact tracking||Impact|
|VV Impact Tracker||VV Impact tracker is a cloud-based software platform that allows researchers, academics and professional staff to easily identify, capture and manage institutional research data. It is a unique framework that allows the user to develop and track impact case studies and support them with evidence.||
VV Impact Tracker guides researchers or members of research team to plan, capture and evidence their projects including what might be appropriate indicators to measure and report.
|Qualtrics||Qualtrics is an online survey tool that can be used to capture feedback and participation.||
Can be used to capture peer and public (audience) feedback for cultural, social and civic events.
More information about Qualtrics.
|Tool||Track conversation around your research||Impact|
|Altmetric||Download the free Bookmarklet for Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Also view information about the free Altmetric badge and Altmetric API.||
Provides online share information, mentions for individual articles, social media mentions, media mentions, some policy mentions and other mentions (such as wikipedia, blogs)
|Altmetric Explorer||Altmetric Explorer tracks engagement with your work in online sources including public policy documents, media, patents, social media, blogs and post-publication peer review platforms.||Provides an “attention score”, indicating the overall amount of attention received by the output relative to other tracked outputs.|
PlumX Metrics gathers and brings together appropriate research metrics and altmetrics for all types of scholarly research output.
Currently available when searching Scopus.
PlumX Metrics are categorized into 5 groups:
The Metrics Toolkit can help you understand a specific disciplinary metric including:
|Each example lists appropriate / inappropriate use cases and limitations.|