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Measuring Research Impact: Book Impact

Demonstrating Book Impact

The impact of books and book chapters can be measured in a number of different ways:

Book Citations

A number of databases and other tools provide citations to books including:


Web of Science

Google Scholar

CDU eSpace

Book Reviews

Book reviews can be sourced from a number of places including:

Library Search



Web of Science


Library holdings

Find out how many libraries in Australia and worldwide hold your book:

Libraries Australia - includes holdings of Australian libraries. Also allows you to simultaneously search international the European Library and the WorldCat database

European Library - searches across 48 European national and research libraries

WorldCat - searches across 10,000 libraries worldwide

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