Alternative metrics are statistics sourced from the social web that can be used to help you understand the many ways that your work has had an impact with other scholars, the public, policy makers, practitioners, and more.
Altmetrics can answer questions such as:
Pros and cons identified about these emerging metrics:
Alternative Metrics Tools
TRU Library system is configured to provide alternative metrics for scholarly work through the library's search system - Discover and other Ebsco hosted databases.