Traditional bibliometrics measures how often articles or journals are cited in scholarly literature.
But altmetrics is a much broader measure of the influence of a scholar's work.
Altmetrics will measure how often a work is mentioned or viewed in places such as:
Here are some resources for altmetrics on your articles.
You can add the Altmetric it! bookmarklet to your browser's toolbar to obtain altmetric data on articles.
This resource will only work on pages with a DOI for an article.
This resource will *NOT* work within the EBSCO databases, but there is an easy solution to that limitation:
Here are some examples of metrics for locating information for books:
WorldCat Holdings in Libraries
Reviews on Goodreads or Amazon
Open Syllabus Project: You can search over one million syllabi to see if your book is mentioned.