Beyond Citation Analysis - Sarli C., Dubinsky E., Holmes K.
"This case study analyzed the research study process to identify indicators beyond citation count that demonstrate research impact."
Comparison of Journal Citation Reports and Scopus Impact Factors for Ecology and Environmental Sciences Journals - Gray E., Hodkinson S.
Impact factors for journals listed under the subject categories "ecology" and "environmental sciences" in the Journal Citation Reports database were calculated using citation data from the Scopus database. The journals were then ranked by their Scopus impact factor and compared to the ranked lists of the same journals derived from Journal CitationsReports.
Metrics: Do metrics matter? - Abbott A, Cyranoski D, Jones N, Maher B, Schiermeier Q, Van Noorden R.
"The article discusses the results of a poll made by the journal "Nature" on what and how metrics are used in academic institutions. It says that 150 readers responded to the survey and provosts, department heads, and other administrators were also surveyed at nearly 30 research institutions throughout the world. It states that three-quarters of the researchers surveyed said that metrics are used in promotion and hiring decisions, and about 70% mentioned that metrics are applied in performance review and tenure decisions. Moreover, most administrators asserted that they ignore the metrics in promotion, hiring, and tenure decisions. It discusses how metrics are used in North America, Europe, and Asia."
PLOS: Article Level Metrics
"Article-Level Metrics measure the dissemination and reach of published research articles."