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Research Impact

Tools and support to assist with measuring research.

Minerva Access - University of Melbourne's Institutional Repository

What is Minerva Access?

Minerva Access is the University of Melbourne's Institutional Repository. It aims to collect, preserve, and showcase the intellectual output of staff and students of the University of Melbourne for a global audience. 

  • Minerva Access is indexed by Google Scholar, and other search engines, e.g.  National Library of Australia's Trove, and OAIster  
  • Minerva Access provides statistics on accessions by country/month
  • Minerva Access provides permanent URL for works even if you leave the university – use for CVs, grants
  • Minerva Access can provide research impact metrics (see example below)


Use Minerva to quickly obtain research impact metrics

Your Minerva Elements profile is a quick and easy way to obtain a current h-index and citation counts.  Note: the validity of the Minerva Elements metrics is dependent on your profile being up to date and correctly linked to ORCID, Scopus and Web of Science: