A student asks you "What are the best journals in the field of Anthropology?"
A professor asks you "Who is citing my articles? How many times have I been cited?"
A student asks you "How do I know this article is important?"
A professor asks you "Which journal should I publish in?"
New research is being done to define 'altmetrics' that also define a researcher's impact. The method of communication can vary but is outside of the traditional journal article.
The University of Pittsburgh has partnered with Plum Analytics to provide alternative methods of measuring research output. We are pioneering this effort.