The Learning Centre offers bibliometric services for the Aalto University’s researchers in the forms of publication analyses, which examine the visibility and impact of publication activities. Publication analyses are also utilized in the Tenure Track recruitment and career paths at different stages.

Analysis based on citations and publication amounts are potential tools in recruitments, career assessments, funding applications and in organizations internal evaluations. All of the best-known university rankings are also based on citation analysis.

Also the quality of publications, analyzed with the Publication Forum tool, affects the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture’s funding allocated to the university.