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Impact Metrics : Article Level Metrics

What are article level metrics?

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Article level metrics attempt to quantity the impact of a single publication. There are many article level metrics to choose from, but some of the better known article level metrics include citation counts, altmetrics, and field weighted citation metrics.

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