altmetrics is a newly developed means of measuring impact based on data from social media, such as blogs, tweets, bookmarks and downloads.
Google Scholar is a search engine that indexes scholarly literature that is accessible online and provides citation counts.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is a product from Thomson Reuters that annually publishes Journal Impact Factors (JIF).
Mendeley provides a convenient solution for collecting citations and references from scholarly databases and enables academics to collaborate and interact.
Open Journal Systems (OJS) is open source software for publishing journals. The software was developed by Public Knowledge Project.
Open Monograph Press (OMP) is an open source software, which is used for publicing e-books.
A presentation by the Future of Academic Impacts Conference provided an overview of the major social platforms as well as inspiration to enhance visibility.
Scopus is a multidisciplinary database that includes reference lists from the indexed publications and allows users to carry out citation searches.
Web of Science (WOS) is a cross-discipline database which, together with bibliographic information, includes reference lists from the indexed publications.
Ulrichsweb is a global directory of journals offering an overview of accessible journals and their characteristics.