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Papers in this group tagged with "metrics"

  1. Faculty of 1000 (www.facultyof1000.com) is a new on-line literature awareness and assessment service of research papers, on the basis of selections by 1400 of the world's top biologists, that combines metrics with judgement. The service offers a…
  2. Scholars are increasingly using the microblogging service Twitter as a communication platform. Since citing is a central practice of scholarship, we wondered whether scholars cite on Twitter; and, if so, how and why they cite. To investigate these…
  3. Abstract 10.1002/asi.21374.abs The Eigenfactor™ Metrics provide an alternative way of evaluating scholarly journals based on an iterative ranking procedure analogous to Google's PageRank algorithm. These metrics have recently been adopted by Thomson…
  4. The growing flood of scholarly literature is exposing the weaknesses of current, citation-based methods of evaluating and filtering articles. A novel and promising approach is to examine the use and citation of articles in a new forum: Web 2.0…
  5. This paper aims to explore how the principles of a well-known Web 2.0 service, the worldpsilas largest social music service "Last.fm" (www.last.fm), can be applied to research, which potential it could have in the world of research (e.g. an open and…
  6. We generated networks of journal relationships from citation and download data, and determined journal impact rankings from these networks using a set of social network centrality metrics. The resulting journal impact rankings were compared to the…