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ResearchGate: Reputation uncovered

David Nicholas, David Clark, Eti Herman
2016 Learned Publishing  
can lead to reputational anomalies; (3) employs usage data in an especially effective manner; and (4) leads the field in the way it engages with the scholar.  ...  The main conclusions are: RG (1) provides a rich, albeit confusing, amount of reputational data; (2) struggles with the deployment of alternative, engagement metrics, such as Q&A and follower data, which  ...  In every subject and country that we studied, scholars are using them.  ... 
doi:10.1002/leap.1035 fatcat:be4qtqomjrcftptvro6pbyleae

Altmetrics (Chapter from Beyond Bibliometrics: Harnessing Multidimensional Indicators of Scholarly Impact) [article]

Jason Priem
2015 arXiv   pre-print
This chapter discusses altmetrics (short for "alternative metrics"), an approach to uncovering previously-invisible traces of scholarly impact by observing activity in online tools and systems.  ...  Following a discussion of the potential uses of altmetrics, I consider the limitations of altmetrics and recommend areas ripe for future research.  ...  Introduction This chapter discusses altmetrics (short for "alternative metrics"), an approach to uncovering previously-invisible traces of scholarly impact by observing activity in online tools and systems  ... 
arXiv:1507.01328v1 fatcat:xmgq3rc5inc2nduyxvyh7p22dq

Making an impact: How Altmetric tells researchers more about their work

2021 Research Outreach  
, but there are also a couple of additional common use cases.  ...  There are potentially endless uses for Altmetric data, particularly when considering the use cases at the organisational level -publishers, funders, universities, etc.  ... 
doi:10.32907/ro-120-5861 fatcat:j4a3x43wfngnrklxtg65yldixu

Measuring scientific impact beyond academia: An assessment of existing impact metrics and proposed improvements

James Ravenscroft, Maria Liakata, Amanda Clare, Daniel Duma, Lutz Bornmann
2017 PLoS ONE  
We have collected all recent REF impact case studies from 2014 and we have linked these to papers in citation networks that we constructed and derived from CiteSeerX, arXiv and PubMed Central using a number  ...  Indeed scientists are asked to demonstrate evidence of such comprehensive impact by authoring case studies in the context of the Research Excellence Framework (REF).  ...  Rather than trying to get the Altmetric scores for every paper in our ECNs, we used the links uncovered between REF studies and papers to identify papers of interest and retrieve Altmetric scores for only  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173152 pmid:28278243 pmcid:PMC5344357 fatcat:ze4c25oonjgv7crddrappskjpm

The Use of Altmetrics as a Tool for Measuring Research Impact

Cameron Barnes
2015 Australian Academic and Research Libraries  
measures, they will not aid in capturing user attitudes or use cases.  ...  A number of altmetrics studies have found correlations between saves in reference tools and eventual scholarly citations, so archives may also be able to use this data to predict future scholarly interest  ... 
doi:10.1080/00048623.2014.1003174 fatcat:xucvlpii7bed3fdlsbpzmq4g34

New Grads, Meet New Metrics: Why Early Career Librarians Should Care About Altmetrics & Research Impact

Robin Chin Roemer, Rachel Borchardt
2015 In the Library with the Lead Pipe  
In Brief How do academic librarians measure their impact on the field of LIS, particularly in light of eventual career goals related to reappointment, promotion, or tenure?  ...  The ambiguity surrounding how to define and measure impact is arguably one of the biggest frustrations that new librarians face, especially if they are interested in producing scholarship [...]  ...  Altmetrics tools Let’s now take a look at some of the altmetrics tools that have proved to be of most use to librarians in pursuit of information about their impact and scope of influence  ... 
doaj:977bccc845ce4b7fbe70cf1e445b480b fatcat:ihtzonypvraznmr3gtlszocwsu

By the Numbers: Bibliometrics and Altmetrics as Measures of Faculty Impact in the Field of Religion

Beth M. Sheppard
2016 Theological Librarianship  
Overviews of altmetrics and bibliometrics are provided and a series of questions posed to encourage ongoing discussions about the value of these tools in theological contexts.  ...  Citation analysis is a staple in the sciences for measuring the impact of faculty members' output, but heavy reliance on monographs as a vehicle of scholarly communication diminished the value of bibliometrics  ...  brief introduction of bibliometrics as a field of study and its use in a few representative discussions about scholarly discourse in religion.  ... 
doi:10.31046/tl.v9i1.410 fatcat:slzpmtrvxfcrteygmy2jwmmh7a

By the Numbers: Bibliometrics and Altmetrics as Measures of Faculty Impact in the Field of Religion

Beth M. Sheppard
2015 Theological Librarianship  
Overviews of altmetrics and bibliometrics are provided and a series of questions posed to encourage ongoing discussions about the value of these tools in theological contexts.  ...  Citation analysis is a staple in the sciences for measuring the impact of faculty members' output, but heavy reliance on monographs as a vehicle of scholarly communication diminished the value of bibliometrics  ...  brief introduction of bibliometrics as a field of study and its use in a few representative discussions about scholarly discourse in religion.  ... 
doi:10.31046/tl.v8i2.357 fatcat:nsahtkm35rgyzct2yaa5dc6wfm

Scholarly Communication Librarians' Relationship with Research Impact Indicators: An Analysis of a National Survey of Academic Librarians in the United States

Stacy Konkiel, Sarah Sutton
2018 Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication  
RESULTS This study uncovered findings related to academic librarians' levels of familiarity with research impact indicators and their uses of these indicators in their professional development and in their  ...  The survey results also hint toward a growing interest in altmetrics among academic librarians for their professional advancement.  ...  In the United States, a small study of academic librarians found that there is "a dearth of knowledge among academic librarians in Oklahoma about altmetrics tools" (Malone & Burke, 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.7710/2162-3309.2212 fatcat:poqttjhmfvh3lkaieppoug56li

Big splashes & ripple effects: a narrative review of the short- & long-term impact of publications supported by an NIH CTSA pediatrics program

Nicole M. Llewellyn, Amber A. Weber, Anne M. Fitzpatrick, Eric J. Nehl
2021 Translational Pediatrics  
Therefore, we examined the impact of this research in both traditional academic and broader community spheres using bibliometrics-the study of supported publications.  ...  Bibliometrics describe a pivotal stage in the translational process of bringing scientific discoveries to clinical/community use and include both academic citations and 'altmetric' or non-academic attention  ...  Still, the AAS is a useful quantitative tool for identifying articles with significant attention to then examine their specific altmetrics on a more individual or qualitative basis.  ... 
doi:10.21037/tp-21-506 pmid:35378958 pmcid:PMC8976684 fatcat:jpul6wzlp5hrxhy5uw5q64q7dm

Striving for Societal Impact as an Early-career Researcher: Reflections on Five Common Concerns [chapter]

Sascha Friesike, Leonhard Dobusch, Maximilian Heimstädt
2022 Research in the Sociology of Organizations  
We reflect on these concerns in light of our own experience with impact work and conclude by suggesting a "post-heroic" perspective on impact, whereby seemingly mundane activities are linked in a meaningful  ...  In this essay, we address five common concerns faced by ECRs when they strive for societal impact.  ...  While some academics use Altmetrics as a way to monitor the popularity of their outputs personally, they are also used increasingly as a performance measurement tool by research institutions and funding  ... 
doi:10.1108/s0733-558x20220000079022 fatcat:u5jklrwcynbx5jeaiphwcjcb5e

Quantifying and contextualizing the impact of bioRxiv preprints through automated social media audience segmentation

Jedidiah Carlson, Kelley Harris
2020 PLoS Biology  
Although none of these preprints appear to intentionally espouse any right-wing extremist messages, cases exist in which extremist appropriation comprises more than 50% of the tweets referencing a given  ...  their messaging to mitigate these impacts.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Altmetric for providing this study's data free of charge for research purposes.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.3000860 pmid:32960891 pmcid:PMC7508356 fatcat:yei74iiwxvgyjcu6bt6g3owhve

Using Publication Metrics to Highlight Academic Productivity and Research Impact

Christopher R. Carpenter, David C. Cone, Cathy C. Sarli, Gary M. Gaddis
2014 Academic Emergency Medicine  
impact by academic clinicians, departments, institutions or research groups.  ...  Objective: The objective of this manuscript is to provide an overview of scientific publishing and traditional and emerging publication metrics used for measuring and reporting scholarly productivity and  ...  Young authors are at a disadvantage. The h index does not provide the context of the citations; why is the work being cited?  ... 
doi:10.1111/acem.12482 pmid:25308141 pmcid:PMC4987709 fatcat:wn7yb724cfae3jueja5fiu7phy

BIP4COVID19: Releasing impact metrics data for articles relevant to COVID-19 [article]

Thanasis Vergoulis, Ilias Kanellos, Serafeim Chatzopoulos, Danae Pla Karidi, Theodore Dalamagas
2020 bioRxiv   pre-print
However, the number of such articles is increasing at an intense rate making the exploration of the relevant literature and the identification of useful knowledge in it challenging.  ...  These articles, along with earlier related literature, compose a valuable knowledge base affecting contemporary research studies or, even, government actions to limit the spread of the disease and treatment  ...  Thus, by considering a wide range of different measures we can better uncover a comprehensive view of each article's impact.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.04.11.037093 fatcat:ebfb4vkwcjhhvc5jqpytbmudz4

The Altmetrics Collection

Jason Priem, Paul Groth, Dario Taraborelli, Christos A. Ouzounis
2012 PLoS ONE  
Altmetrics [22, 23] is the study and use of scholarly impact measures based on activity in online tools and environments.  ...  Altmetrics is in most cases a subset of both scientometrics and webometrics; it is a subset of the latter in that it focuses more narrowly on scholarly influence as measured in online tools and environments  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048753 pmid:23133655 pmcid:PMC3486795 fatcat:rrrtvigevffn3ldafscw4raoja
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