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The ecstasy and the agony of the altmetric score

Christian Gumpenberger, Wolfgang Glänzel, Juan Gorraiz
2016 Scientometrics  
Altmetrics have gained momentum and are meant to overcome the shortcomings of citation-based metrics.  ...  In this regard some light is shed on the dangers associated with the new "all-in-one" indicator altmetric score.  ...  of the quality of the research, or the researcher''.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11192-016-1991-5 fatcat:zx4uch3w2nhvlonu4k23btoc4a

LIS Research Hotspots and Development Trends in Recent Years—Analysis Based on Altmetrics Indicators

Xiaoqing Xia, Xiaotao Li
2021 OALib  
Most of these studies analyze the journal papers in the field of LIS itself, this paper aims to combine the Altmetrics index of literature and traditional indexes to calculate the comprehensive influence  ...  knowledge mapping software was used to analyze the literature on library science and information science in the SSCI database.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.4236/oalib.1107311 fatcat:hhtbazw2hbgurpo2on2yszvs3e

The state of altmetrics: a tenth anniversary celebration [article]

Altmetric Engineering, Stacy Konkiel, Jason Priem, Euan Adie, Gemma Derrick, Fereshteh Didegah, Paul Groth, Cameron Neylon, Shenmeng Xu, Zohreh Zahedi, Timothy Bowman, Vanash M Patel (+7 others)
as "sensors" to detect the spread of diseaseWhat makes researchers more likely to use altmetricsPredictions for the future of altmetrics  ...  thinkers including Euan Adie, Lutz Bornmann, Zohreh Zahedi, and authors of the original Altmetrics Manifesto explore topics including:Ethical uses of altmetricsUsing machine learning to improve altmetricsAltmetrics  ...  For instance, scholars may better appreciate the benefits of altmetrics when they use altmetrics to identify high quality research outputs that are relevant to their own research areas, or when altmetrics  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.13010000.v2 fatcat:dcn4xzir6ra3bkumxap7vbe3nq

Russian Pattern of Altmetrics Usage based on SCI-E Statistics

Valentina Markusova, Anna Zolotova, Natalia Kotel'nikova, Alexander Libkind
2020 Second International Conference on Science & Technology Metrics  
We compared the mean numbers of Total Citations (TC) to papers from different years with their usage counts in the WoS.  ...  The paper deals with the evaluation of Russian scholarly publications' impact measured by the classical indicator (citation score) and the altmetrics indicators "Usage Count Last 180 days" (U1) and "Usage  ...  Authors are grateful to the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (grants 20-07-00014) for financial support, and to Clarivate Analytics for the opportunity to use their data.  ... 
doi:10.6025/stm/2020/2/14-22 fatcat:r5baviawqvg6fjtiamux7yjv64

Research functionality and academic publishing: Gaming with altmetrics in the digital age

Wadim Strielkowski, Oksana Chigisheva
2018 Economics & Sociology  
as the number of papers, books, or book chapters calibrated by the impact factor (IF) or Scopus journal ranking (SJR)).  ...  Moreover, we tackle the issue of gaming with altmetrics using new digital technologies.  ...  Moreover, there is Dark Web (or Darknet) that makes it possible to game in the new altmetrics and abuse it through the use of the social media platforms.  ... 
doi:10.14254/2071-789x.2018/11-4/20 fatcat:cmngb3hlyjgghld2fgqgejdguq

Tweet the 'phallic teacher': Early career feminist education research, Altmetrics and alternative peer review [chapter]

Lucinda McKnight, Linda Graham
2018 Education Research and the Media  
This is in comparison to traditional methods, such as impact factors and the h-index, hence the term "altmetrics" or alternative metrics.  ...  This performative drive does not calculate or minister to personal costs or to the affects of being a public intellectual today.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781351129114-9 fatcat:5d5do373qfc5lmsscjnf5lvkq4

Altmetrics and Visualisation – The Complementary Tools for Analysing Scientific Collaboration and Behaviour on ResearchGate

Veslava Osińska, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Grzegorz Osiński, Tomasz Komendziński, College of Social and Media Culture in Toruń, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
2015 Culture and Education  
Altmetrics, as a new scientometric measure, shows the scholarly impact of a scientist and her/his social activity on social networking platforms.  ...  Domain analysis was performed by the use of the PCA – the method which is able to extract the most essential factors from the variables set.  ...  We need to attempt to create a new, global system of academic evaluation based on both large dataset analysis and visual insight on interconnections in new parametric spaces.  ... 
doi:10.15804/kie.2015.04.07 fatcat:mfom5zoecfe5pgpnv2cv6jtlf4

Scholarly Impact: a Bibliometric and Altmetric study of the Journal of Community Informatics

Filistea Naude, Judy Van Biljon
2017 Journal of Community Informatics  
Furthermore, the study used article-level metrics data to identify, compare and rank the most impactful papers published in JOCI over a 12-year period.  ...  Demonstrating scholarly impact is a matter of growing importance. This paper reports on a bibliometric and altmetric analysis conducted on the Journal of Community Informatics (JOCI).  ...  Furthermore, the indicators were used to identify, compare, and rank the most impactful JOCI articles.  ... 
doi:10.15353/joci.v13i1.3298 fatcat:whsqcktbpjbtrlsdvlbpejwrbi

Laying the Groundwork for a New Library Service: Scholar-Practitioner & Graduate Student Attitudes Toward Altmetrics and the Curation of Online Profiles

Kathleen Reed, Dana McFarland, Rosie Croft
2016 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
Conclusions – Librarians are well-placed to assist scholar-practitioners who wish to curate an online profile or use altmetrics tools.  ...  Participants identified time as the major barrier to use of scholarly profile and altmetrics tools.  ...  Having demonstrated that an interest and need exists on our campuses for a library-led service related to scholarly profile and impact measurement, the next step in our research is to pilot a highly individualized  ... 
doi:10.18438/b8j047 fatcat:gfubrjpd4zfepmkuupept266nu

The correlations between article citation and references' impact measures: What can we learn?

Jiepu Jiang, Daqing He, Chaoqun Ni
2013 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Among these measures, references' article level impact measures calculated based on altmetrics data sources have a consistently stronger correlation with high quality research output, which may serve to  ...  First, do authors' information seeking and use affect the quality of their research output?  ...  The CiteULike citation of an article is the Permission to make digital or hard copies of all or part of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14505001162 fatcat:64cevcw5ivdmhdd744urxs7ose

Supporting the research feedback loop

Andy Tattersall
2017 Performance Measurement and Metrics  
intelligence to their research community.  ...  This paper examines what altmetrics are and how they can offer another useful metric to help academics engage with a variety of interested parties over the web.  ...  Altmetrics does offer additional business intelligence and can be used to support such decisions.  ... 
doi:10.1108/pmm-08-2016-0037 fatcat:lve5ib72zzhmvotnvj35t42dpy

The Past Informs the Present, Academic New Media Pitfalls

Kristopher M. Day, Rod J. Rohrich, Alexander M. Spiess
2019 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Global Open  
The impact of new media on academic processes, however, has been underappreciated.  ...  The rise of Web-based virtual platforms has profoundly impacted the way plastic surgeons publish, store, exchange, and analyze scholarly biomedical information.  ...  members of similar or greater competency to ensure quality Platform Service, Web site, service, or method that delivers media to an audience Post Text, image, or other media uploaded to a Web site #SoMe  ... 
doi:10.1097/gox.0000000000002178 pmid:31321180 pmcid:PMC6554188 fatcat:4gfwbtu2hjauzcbbgy7vcpazhm

#Psychology: a bibliometric analysis of psychological literature in the online media

Sebastian Vogl, Thomas Scherndl, Anton Kühberger
2018 Scientometrics  
, mainstream media, or social networks) were extracted and compared, using a dataset of over 245,000 publications from the Web of Science.  ...  Additionally, a new metric, the Score Factor, is proposed as a useful alternative metric to assess a journal's impact in the online media.  ...  , and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11192-018-2727-5 fatcat:rr32jzucfrhlllz5x4mouhnp4a

Don's Conference Notes: Assessing Contribution, Assessing Value -- Metrics in a New Context: An NFAIS Virtual Seminar

Donald T. Hawkins
2014 Against the Grain  
Content is becoming personal because many altmetrics are about people.  ...  Within PLoS, these data are used to improve business intelligence, deepen editorial capabilities, deliver a richer product, and streamline publishing operations.  ... 
doi:10.7771/2380-176x.6926 fatcat:lofln62xfvebviekyoputnjgsi

Metrics and Rankings: Myths and Fallacies [chapter]

Yannis Manolopoulos, Dimitrios Katsaros
2017 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
In this paper we provide an introduction to the field of Bibliometrics. In particular, first we briefly describe its beginning and its evolution; we mention the main research fora as well.  ...  Further we categorize metrics according to their entity scope: metrics for journals, conferences and authors. Several rankings have appeared based on such metrics.  ...  In particular, we would like to thank Eleftherios Angelis, Nick Bassiliades, Antonia Gogoglou, Vassilios Matsoukas, Antonios Sidiropoulos and Theodora Tsikrika.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-57135-5_19 fatcat:fdoqv3wkynfhnpix2lnbcige6m
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