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  1. Altmetrics is the focus for this edition of "Balance Point." The column editor invited Finbar Galligan who has gained considerable knowledge of altmetrics to co-author the column. Altmetrics, their relationship to traditional metrics, their…
  2. If scholarly communication is broken, how will we fix it? At Impactstory-a non-profit devoted to helping scholars gather and share evidence of their research impact by tracking online usage of scholarship via blogs, Wikipedia, Mendeley, and more-we…
  3. Altmetrics, indices based on social media platforms and tools, have recently emerged as alternative means of measuring scholarly impact. Such indices assume that scholars in fact populate online social environments, and interact with scholarly…
  4. The article discusses the use of alternative metrics, or altmetrics, in information science by researchers on their resumes to quantify the impact and spread of their work by compiling data on citations, social media mentions, and number of online…
  5. Methods for determining research quality have long been debated but with little lasting agreement on standards, leading to the emergence of alternative metrics. Altmetrics are a useful supplement to traditional citation metrics, reflecting a variety…
  6. This article provides an introduction to the use of altmetrics as a tool to assess research impact. In particular, it looks at the evidence behind claims that altmetrics allow the impact of research to be measured in days rather than years. Low…
  7. The article presents an overview of altmetrics, a novel way to measure the impact and distribution of academic research. A discussion of debate which is being seen in the library, higher eduction and information technology fields in 2013 regarding…
  8. In this study we examined a sample of 100 European astrophysicists and their publications indexed by the citation database Scopus, submitted to the arXiv repository and bookmarked by readers in the reference manager Mendeley. Although it is believed…
  9. If scholarly communication is broken, how will we fix it? At Impactstory-a non-profit devoted to helping scholars gather and share evidence of their research impact by tracking online usage of scholarship via blogs, Wikipedia, Mendeley, and more-we…
  10. Altmetrics, or alternative metrics, are forging a new way to capture the impact of not only articles, but also scholarly or research “products” by tracking them when they are mentioned online, such as in blogs or social media platforms. While…