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Expanding altmetrics to include policy documents will boost its reputation - The Guardian (blog) - http://news.google.com/news...
The Guardian (blog) Expanding altmetrics to include policy documents will boost its reputation The Guardian (blog) Alternative metrics, or altmetrics as they are more commonly known, have received a lot of attention recently. Blogs, conferences and papers examine these new measures of attention surrounding published research and consider whether they are the good, ...
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Altmetrics brown bag discussion | Open Access at UT - UT LibBlogs - http://blogs.lib.utexas.edu/oaw...
Our June brown bag discussion focused on altmetrics. Two tools that are offered that could integrate with our UT Digital Repository are PlumX and Altmetric. Both of these tools provide information on downloads, saves, and ...
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1:AM – time for an altmetrics conference! | Altmetric.com - http://www.altmetric.com/blog...
We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the 1:AM Altmetrics conference, to be held in London on the 25th and 26th of September this year. This conference is the first of its kind to be held in Europe, and we ...
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The Meaning of Altmetrics - Purdue e-Pubs - http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/iatul...
... in social media mean the same thing as citation impact? This paper will review some of the earlier research on the topic and based on the earlier findings discuss challenges with altmetrics and the underlying meaning and validity of altmetrics.
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SciCast #38 — Aquele com a sopa de letrinhas - Meio Bit - http://news.google.com/news...
SciCast #38 — Aquele com a sopa de letrinhas Meio Bit Quanta informação existe no mundo virtual? Quanto dela é relevante? Como lidar com a torrente contínua e implacável de conhecimento sendo gerado incessantemente? Oh, e agora, quem poderá nos ajudar? Ela, Iara Vidal! Não contavam com a astúcia ...
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Altmetrics, qualitative understanding and the Croatian seaside | The ... - http://theoccasionalinformationist.com/2014...
The two sub-themes were, however, an interesting departure: qualitative methods and altmetrics. I had the pleasure of chairing with qualitative methods theme, while Blaise Cronin of Indiana University chaired altmetrics.
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How Concerned Should We Be About Gaming Altmetrics? - http://www.socialsciencespace.com/2014...
Kim Holmberg argues altmetrics have exciting potential for measuring the impact of public outreach. But where do we draw the line between promoting our own work and gaming the altmetrics?
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NISO Vets Research on Altmetrics | The Scholarly Kitchen - http://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2014...
The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has recently released the results of their year long study of Altmetrics in draft form for comment. This is the first phase of a two part grant funded by the Alfred P. Sloan ...
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IGI Global Partners with ReadCube to Increase Discoverability of Content ... - Newswire Today (press release) - http://news.google.com/news...
IGI Global Partners with ReadCube to Increase Discoverability of Content ... Newswire Today (press release) ... and mobile applications, IGI Global articles will be seamlessly enhanced to include helpful features such as hyperlinked in-line citations, annotations, clickable author names, direct access to supplemental content and figures, social sharing, and ...
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Impact of Social Sciences – Altmetrics may be able to help in ... - http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impacto...
Social media indicators of scholarly communication, or commonly referenced as altmetrics, are still far from being adopted as part of everyday research evaluation, but they already have stated value in indicating what is ...
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What Happened in Vegas | ALA 2014 - Library Journal - http://news.google.com/news...
What Happened in Vegas | ALA 2014 Library Journal In a move that funding bodies and advocacy organizations will likely view with interest, Autism Speaks recently purchased EBSCO's PlumX altmetrics service to track the impact of research outputs that its funding has helped generate. Autism Speaks is ...
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Altmetric is now on board for all Wiley journals | Exchanges - http://exchanges.wiley.com/blog...
After a successful, six month pilot program, we're pleased to roll out Altmetric today across all Wiley journals. Altmetric is the service that tracks and measures the broader impact of scholarly articles and datasets across ...
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Open Science & Altmetrics Monthly Roundup (June 2014 ... - http://blog.impactstory.org/june-20...
Open Science & Altmetrics Monthly Roundup (June 2014). Don't have time to stay on top of the most important Open Science and Altmetrics news? We've gathered the very best of the month in this post. Read on!
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Measuring the broader impact of research: The potential of altmetrics - http://arxiv.org/abs/1406.7091
Alternative metrics (called altmetrics to distinguish them from bibliometrics) are considered an interesting option for assessing the societal impact of research, as they offer new ways to measure (public) engagement with ...
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4 things every librarian should do with altmetrics | Impactstory blog - http://blog.impactstory.org/4-thing...
Researchers are starting to use altmetrics to understand and promote their academic contributions. At the same time, administrators and funders are exploring them to evaluate researchers' impact. In light of these changes, ...
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PlumX to Include Usage Statistics from EBSCO Databases - PR Web (press release) - http://news.google.com/news...
PlumX to Include Usage Statistics from EBSCO Databases PR Web (press release) Plum Analytics gathers metrics (often called altmetrics) about research from more than thirty sources including PLOS, PubMed and YouTube, and categorizes them into Usage, Captures, Mentions, Social Media and Citations. Its product, PlumX, is an impact ... and more »
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Discussion, criticism and advice-giving: content analysis of health blogs. - Scientific American (blog) - http://news.google.com/news...
Discussion, criticism and advice-giving: content analysis of health blogs. Scientific American (blog) ... held accountable for criticism of, say, colleagues. Blogs posts are already a source of alternative metrics (altmetrics), but to be accepted as a valid source of impact in the scientific community, they (and other altmetrics) must be better ...
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Autism Speaks to Use PlumX to Track Research Impact - IT Business Net - http://news.google.com/news...
Autism Speaks to Use PlumX to Track Research Impact IT Business Net It delivers a more complete picture of research and answers questions about research impact by gathering altmetrics or alternative metrics which are metrics around artifacts such as articles, clinical trials, blog posts, grants, books, theses ...
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Autism Speaks to Use PlumX™ to Track Research Impact - PR Web (press release) - http://news.google.com/news...
Autism Speaks to Use PlumX™ to Track Research Impact PR Web (press release) It delivers a more complete picture of research and answers questions about research impact by gathering “altmetrics” or “alternative metrics” which are metrics around artifacts such as articles, clinical trials, blog posts, grants, books, theses ...
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The MARquee » Blog Archive » NISO Issues Altmetrics White Paper ... - http://nnlm.gov/mar...
The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has released a draft white paper summarizing Phase I of its Alternative Assessment Metrics (Altmetrics) Project for public comment. The Initiative was launched in July ...
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Publication metrics in a changing landscape - Research Information (press release) - http://news.google.com/news...
Publication metrics in a changing landscape Research Information (press release) In addition, the sharing and mentioning of scientific articles on social network sites such as Twitter and Facebook forms the basis of altmetrics, alternative metrics making use of the large quantities of structured data that these sites provide to ...
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Ten reasons you should put altmetrics on your CV right now ... - http://blog.impactstory.org/altmetr...
The most obvious benefit of including altmetrics on a CV is that you're providing more information than your CV's readers already have. Readers can still assess the CV items just as they've always done: based on title, journal ...
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NISO Altmetrics Draft Now Open for Public Comment - InfoToday.com - http://news.google.com/news...
NISO Altmetrics Draft Now Open for Public Comment InfoToday.com NISO (National Information Standards Organization) released a white paper draft that is open for public comment through July 18, 2014. The “NISO Altmetrics Standards Project White Paper” covers the potential development of standards and recommended ...
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Science: It's Always Better With Beer - New Haven Independent - http://news.google.com/news...
Science: It's Always Better With Beer New Haven Independent “It is our absolute responsibility not just to publish in journals that our colleagues will read, but to share this knowledge…most scientists don't feel any responsibility, because it doesn't help with tenure, but a lot of us are pushing for ...
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Standards: NISO Releases Draft of White Paper With Results From ... - http://www.infodocket.com/2014...
NISO's Altmetrics project gathered together the variety of stakeholders in this arena to better understand the issues, obtain their input on what issues could best be addressed with standards or recommended practices, and ...
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Visualize Impact with the Plum Print from Plum™ Analytics - DigitalJournal.com - http://news.google.com/news...
Visualize Impact with the Plum Print from Plum™ Analytics DigitalJournal.com Plum Analytics gathers metrics (often called altmetrics) about research from more than thirty sources including PLOS, PubMed and YouTube, and categorizes them into Usage, Captures, Mentions, Social Media and Citations. Its product, PlumX, is an impact ... and more »
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Analyzing Twitter with MATLAB - Automated Trader (blog) - http://news.google.com/news...
Analyzing Twitter with MATLAB Automated Trader (blog) So much so, that social media metrics are now considered part of altmetrics, an alternative to the established metrics such as citations to measure the impact of scientific papers. Today's guest blogger, Toshi, will show you how to access the Twitter ...
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Altmetrics in the Humanities and Social Sciences | Altmetric.com - http://www.altmetric.com/blog...
This is a guest blog post written by Mads Bomholt, Customer Support and Data Coordinator at Altmetric. Mads is also currently working towards a PhD in 19th Century Imperialism at King's College London. Scholars working in ...
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Open Science & Altmetrics Monthly Roundup (May 2014 ... - http://blog.impactstory.org/may-201...
Open Science & Altmetrics Monthly Roundup (May 2014). Don't have time to stay on top of the most important Open Science and Altmetrics news? We've gathered the very best of the month in this post. Read on!
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Altmetrics: A librarian's outlook on potential applications | Library ... - http://libraryconnect.elsevier.com/article...
Librarians cannot ignore altmetrics. They are turning up in subscription products that we buy and open access sources and tools we recommend. Librarians need to assess the potential for altmetrics to properly support ...
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