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Web indicators for research evaluation. Part 1: Citations and links to academic articles from the Web

Mike Thelwall, Kayvan Kousha
2015 El Profesional de la Informacion  
He has developed a wide range of software for gathering and analysing web data, including hyperlink analysis, sentiment analysis and content analysis for Twitter, YouTube, MySpace, blogs and the web in  ...  Mike Thelwall is the head of the Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group at the University of Wolverhampton, UK.  ...  Web links are the earliest source of web impact indicators used, and this article discuses methods to identify different types of links to academic articles and indicators of overall web impact derived  ... 
doi:10.3145/epi.2015.sep.08 fatcat:ekmweqorbfe4vjpon44y3mdc2i

Web indicators for research evaluation. Part 3: books and non standard outputs

Kayvan Kousha, Mike Thelwall
2015 El Profesional de la Informacion  
His research includes web citation analysis and online scholarly impact assessment using webometrics and altmetrics methods.  ...  He has tested different web citation extraction methods from various types of web documents such as Google Books, Google Patents, academic course syllabi and online book reviews for research evaluation  ...  Introduction This article reviews research about web indicators for the impact of academic outputs other than journal articles.  ... 
doi:10.3145/epi.2015.nov.04 fatcat:nqyjz6oudfd63asfabtvbpuv3u

Measuring the societal impact of open science – Presentation of a research project

Kim Holmberg, Fereshteh Didegah, Timothy Bowman, Terttu Kortelainen
2015 Informaatiotutkimus  
Assessing impact of research Two approaches have traditionally been used to assess research impact: (1) assessments based on citations and (2) assessments based on publication venues.  ...  In addition, the authors believe that a wider range of quantitative indicators of a broader range of impact can be incentivizing for researchers to make their research more accessible and to adopt the  ... 
doaj:d05d44e8bdfd42318820d47e0ef0c3e3 fatcat:nxf44puuujgv5emk3mnrdzuoqe

Alternative metric indicators for funding scheme evaluations

Mike Thelwall, Kayvan Kousha, Adam Dinsmore, Kevin Dolby
2016 Aslib Journal of Information Management  
Findings -Some alternative indicators have advantages to usefully complement scientometric data by reflecting a different type of impact or through being available before citation data.  ...  Design/methodology/approach -This paper analyses a range of altmetric and webometric indicators in terms of suitability for funding scheme evaluations, compares them to traditional indicators and reports  ...  For example, citation-based impact indicators typically reflect an aspect of academic impact whereas funding agencies often target wider types of impact.  ... 
doi:10.1108/ajim-09-2015-0146 fatcat:qf6lgqmurrdpbgibem73bmckle

Beyond the impact factor: taking a wider view of journal evaluation

2016 Insights: The UKSG Journal  
As citation-based measures look at a single aspect of article performance, a more thorough analysis should include a wider set of quantitative and qualitative measures.  ...  Analyses at the journal level should consider the impact of individual published articles.  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks to Tom Zamojcin, Guillaume Rivalle and Jennifer Minnick for their input, suggestions and discussion.  ... 
doi:10.1629/uksg.287 fatcat:oqjfgjsoqvfytc7pj5fqahia6a

Mendeley readership counts: An investigation of temporal and disciplinary differences

Mike Thelwall, Pardeep Sud
2015 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
Scientists and managers using citation-based indicators to help evaluate research cannot evaluate recent articles because of the time needed for citations to accrue.  ...  To assess this, Mendeley readers and citations were obtained for articles from 2004 to late 2014 in 5 broad categories (agriculture, business, decision science, pharmacy, and the social sciences) and 50  ...  The need to assess wider impacts can also be a concern for research funders (Sainty, 2013) and so there is a general need for indicators that are not based on citation data.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.23559 fatcat:j3det73sm5cvrc7vpgvdf5qtti

The Pros and Cons of the Use of Altmetrics in Research Assessment

Mike Thelwall
2020 Scholarly Assessment Reports  
Many indicators derived from the web have been proposed to supplement citation-based indicators in support of research assessments.  ...  The potential advantages of altmetrics for research evaluation are that they may reflect important non-academic impacts and may appear before citations when an article is published, thus providing earlier  ...  Wider output types: Alternative indicators can also be used for quantitative evidence of the impact of non-standard outputs, such as YouTube videos and grey literature, for which citation counts are unavailable  ... 
doi:10.29024/sar.10 fatcat:wmso5bwgczapbozf4jht777ykq

Readership Data and Research Impact [article]

Ehsan Mohammadi, Mike Thelwall
2019 arXiv   pre-print
The focus is on the validity and application of readership data as an impact indicator for academic publications across different disciplines.  ...  This chapter discusses the use of download and reference manager data for research evaluation and library collection development.  ...  The best-known citation indicator is the Journal Impact Factor (JIF), which estimates the average number of citations to recently-published articles in a journal.  ... 
arXiv:1901.08593v1 fatcat:2rs6ctxzhffc7iffbqhjbsowmi

Web indicators for research evaluation. Part 2: Social media metrics

Mike Thelwall, Kayvan Kousha
2015 El Profesional de la Informacion  
He has developed a wide range of software for gathering and analysing web data, including hyperlink analysis, sentiment analysis and content analysis for Twitter, YouTube, MySpace, blogs and the web in  ...  Mike Thelwall is the head of the Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group at the University of Wolverhampton, UK.  ...  Of all the indicators reviewed in this article series, only Google Patents citations and clinical guideline citations clearly reflect wider societal impact and no social media metrics do.  ... 
doi:10.3145/epi.2015.sep.09 fatcat:5ests4q45bd3rdxqnjfjxwxfg4

Altmetrics and Other Novel Measures for Scientific Impact [chapter]

Martin Fenner
2013 Opening Science  
This chapter looks at a novel set of indicators that can complement both citation analysis and peer review.  ...  -Richard Rhodes mod. from Michael Polanyi in "Making of the Atomic Bomb" Abstract Impact assessment is one of the major drivers in scholarly communication, in particular since the number of available faculty  ...  These challenges are less of a problem for discovery tools based on altmetrics, but are hard to solve for evaluation tools.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-00026-8_12 fatcat:khxz5etfqbgwhh2a3rpjw72rgu

Goodreads reviews to assess the wider impacts of books

Kayvan Kousha, Mike Thelwall, Mahshid Abdoli
2017 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
Although peer-review and citation counts are commonly used to help assess the scholarly impact of published research, informal reader feedback might also be exploited to help assess the wider impacts of  ...  To check this, Goodreads book metrics were compared with different book-based impact indicators for 15,928 academic books across broad fields.  ...  When used, they may partly reflect different types of impacts, including educational, cultural and informational, and the type of impact is likely to vary substantially by field and book type.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.23805 fatcat:afdlccjttbavlgw4uszkbg2rcq

Antecedents of Citation Impact and Intention to Publish on Open Access Journals: A Case of Agricultural Research Institutes Tanzania

Zainabu Zuberi Massoro, Roslina Othman
2018 International Journal of Emerging Trends in Social Sciences  
These factors are: journal reputation, the speed of publishing, content relevance, visible advantage and citation impact.  ...  Nonetheless, further analysis showed that the speed of publishing as well as content relevance have no significant influence on citation impact.  ...  The research findings reveal that the intention to publish in OAJ is determined by the journal's reputation, citation impact, and visible advantage.  ... 
doi:10.20448/2001.42.86.96 fatcat:67nlqvpd2bf5lgepcjfrxger5a

Making sense and making use of Altmetrics in research evaluation

Terry Bucknell
2014 Septentrio Conference Series  
demonstrated in the form of citations (i.e. published articles).  ...  It also offers a chance to focus on an individual article instead of making an assumption based on the perceived quality of the journal it is published in – a key pain point for those involved in research  ...  The score in context Not just journal articles We track all CrossRef and DataCite DOIs, PubMed IDs, arXiv IDs, RePEc IDs, and we can track handles too.  ... 
doi:10.7557/5.3230 fatcat:n234xyoc4zbcjmzjinaz7o5t74

Novel Research Impact Indicators

Martin Fenner, Jennifer Lin
2014 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
Citation counts and more recently usage statistics provide valuable information about the attention and research impact associated with scholarly publications.  ...  The open access publisher Public Library of Science (PLOS) has pioneered the concept of article-level metrics, where these metrics are collected on a per article and not a per journal basis and are complemented  ...  Altmetrics track the impact of a scholarly article on the social web.  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.8427 fatcat:jyq5tt4aujhotos6ruyg7jzue4

Validating online reference managers for scholarly impact measurement

Xuemei Li, Mike Thelwall, Dean Giustini
2011 Scientometrics  
scholarly impact but the number of users of these systems seems to be still too small for them to challenge traditional citation indexes.  ...  Traditional citation counts from the Web of Science (WoS) were used as benchmarks to compare with the number of users who bookmarked the articles in one of the two free online reference manager sites.  ...  Acknowledgments An extended version of a paper presented at the 13th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics, Durban (South Africa), 4-7 July 2011 (Li et al. 2011) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11192-011-0580-x fatcat:weks4fzuqnhqhlm2d3at6lneta
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