Bibliometrics are a range of quantitative measures that assess the impact of research outputs using citation counts. Together with qualitative indicators of research impact such as funding received, number of patents, awards granted and peer review they assess the quality and impact of research.
Bibliometrics can be used to :
What is MyRI?
MyRI is a online training resource which includes online tutorials (introduction to bibliometrics, tracking your impact, assessing journal impact), interviews with a number of academics on topics relating to bibliometrics and data sheets the tools available to calculate impact for you, your department or university.