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A multidimensional analysis of Aslib proceedings – using everything but the impact factor
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to show that the journal impact factor (IF) is not able to reflect the full impact of scholarly journals and provides an overview of alternative and complementary methods in journal ...
Guest editorial : social media in scholarly communication
Social media in scholarly communication
Knowledge sharing in global health research : the impact, uptake and cost of open access to scholarly literature
Background: In 1982, the Annals of Virology published a paper showing how Liberia has a highly endemic potential of Ebola warning health authorities of the risk for potential outbreaks; this journal is only available ...
Astrophysicists on Twitter : an in-depth analysis of tweeting and scientific publication behavior
Purpose – This paper analyzes the tweeting behavior of 37 astrophysicists on Twitter and compares their tweeting behavior with their publication behavior and citation impact to show whether they tweet research-related ...
Tweets vs. Mendeley readers : how do these two social media metrics differ?
(Oldenbourg Verlag, 2014)
A set of 1.4 million biomedical papers was analyzed with regards to how often articles are mentioned on Twitter or saved by users on Mendeley. While Twitter is a microblogging platform used by a general audience to ...
Scholarly use of social media and altmetrics : a review of the literature
Social media has become integrated into the fabric of the scholarly communication system in fundamental ways: principally through scholarly use of social media platforms and the promotion of new indicators on the basis ...
Astrophysicists’ conversational connections on Twitter
(Public Library of Science, 2014-08-25)
Because Twitter and other social media are increasingly used for analyses based on altmetrics, this research sought to understand what contexts, affordance use, and social activities influence the tweeting behavior of ...
Do altmetrics work? Twitter and ten other social web services
(Public library of science, 2013-05-28)
Altmetric measurements derived from the social web are increasingly advocated and used as early indicators of article impact and usefulness. Nevertheless, there is a lack of systematic scientific evidence that altmetrics ...
Is it such a big deal? On the cost of journal use in the digital era
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2018)
Commercial scholarly publishers promote and sell bundles of journals— known as big deals—that provide access to entire collections rather than individual journals. Following this new model, size of serial collections ...
Grand challenges in altmetrics : heterogeneity, data quality and dependencies
With increasing uptake among researchers, social media are finding their way into scholarly communication and, under the umbrella term altmetrics, are starting to be utilized in research evaluation. Fueled by technological ...