Demonstrating knowledge mobilization and accountability are increasingly prominent features of the scholarly landscape; scholar-practitioners need to understand and strategically manage available indicators of impact.
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Update: A full video of my talk on altmetrics has been posted. Altmetrics has seen an increasing interest as an alternative to traditional measures of academic performance. This past week I gave a talk in Amsterdam for Open ...
As more researchers use social media to share and comment on one another’s work, those networks have become rich sources of data for altmetrics—alternative measures that look beyond citation rates and impact factors to get a fuller picture of how...
As open access journals and repositories gain a foothold in scholarly communication, researchers are finding that the traditional impact factor and citation count metrics only reflect a portion of the dissemination of scholarly works.
Kudos integrates Altmetric data into platform Research Information (press release) Kudos has integrated Altmetric into its platform. The integration of altmetrics data will enable Kudos users to track what people are saying about their papers online.
In a deal that brings together the leading subscription services, database, e-book and discovery provider with the leading provider of alternative research metrics, EBSCO Information Services has acquired Plum™Analytics.