Metrics for the research impact of books rely on the same citation indexes as metrics for journal articles. They can also be reflected in the number of academic library holdings, and in reviews.
In theory, cited-reference searching is possible in any full-text database of books or articles, as you can search the references and bibliographies. Full-text databases may have search options such as References, All Fields or All Text.
Tip: search for titles as "a phrase". Some databases index all of the cited references in the articles which they abstract. Some may provide an option to limit your search to the cited references.
Use these tools to search across the full text of electronic books to find citations within books. This works most effectively if you search for citations of books or articles which have unique author names and/or titles.
eBook packages - it is usually necessary to undertake two searches. The first to identify the books that contain your search terms. The second to search within specific books to find the reference lists/pages where the search terms appear.
Use these catalogues to find out how many libraries hold your book.
Other measures of impact, reach or esteem you may consider: