The ecstasy and the agony of the altmetric score

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Abstract

Altmetrics have gained momentum and are meant to overcome the shortcomings of citation-based metrics. In this regard some light is shed on the dangers associated with the new “all-in-one” indicator altmetric score.

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Gumpenberger, C., Glänzel, W., & Gorraiz, J. (2016, August 1). The ecstasy and the agony of the altmetric score. Scientometrics. Springer Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-016-1991-5

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