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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 ...
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 ...
Age stratification and cohort effects in scholarly communication : a study of social sciences
Aging is considered to be an important factor in a scholar’s propensity to innovate, produce, and collaborate on high quality work. Yet, empirical studies in the area are rare and plagued with several limitations. As a ...
The state of OA : a large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles
Despite growing interest in Open Access (OA) to scholarly literature, there is an unmet need for large-scale, up-to-date, and reproducible studies assessing the prevalence and characteristics of OA. We address this need ...
Authorship, citations, acknowledgments and visibility in social media : symbolic capital in the multifaceted reward system of science
The reward system of science is undergoing significant changes, as traditional indicators compete with initiatives that offer novel means of disseminating and assessing scholarly impact. This paper considers a number of ...