Study reveals that Altmetric Attention Score used to assess the online impact of an article is not influenced by author’s gender.
Ben McLeish of Altmetric explains how this data science company is dedicated to tracking and analyzing the online activity around scholarly research outputs, and how you can use their tools … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Altmetric data, services, and platform: An overview
Christian Gumpenberger, Wolfgang Glanzel and Juan Gorraiz have recently published an article looking at the rapid rise of the altmetric phenomenon, and highlighting their concerns regarding the general acceptance of … Continue Reading Concerns raised about the interpretation of altmetric scores
Last week, Altmetric and MedComms Networking hosted a day-long seminar in London to discuss the use of alternative metrics for tracking engagement with industry-sponsored publications. The day kicked off with … Continue Reading Summary of Altmetric seminar: “Research with results: Tracking engagement for medcomms and pharma”
A recent blog by Altmetric reviews some recent innovations that have taken place in scholarly publishing, and discussed their implications, including: Greater openness Greater diversity Greater engagement The author of … Continue Reading Scholarly communication’s only going to get better [Altmetric blog]
Reading a paper and want to find out its Altmetric details? You can now install a free “bookmarklet” from Altmetric for Chrome, Firefox and Safari that makes this possible. The “bookmarklet” can be … Continue Reading The Altmetric Bookmarklet: instantly get article level metrics for any recent paper, for free
A Wiley blog this week discusses the potential pitfalls associated with Altmetrics, including “the misappropriation of the term impact, the narrow scope of focus, and the potential goal displacement of … Continue Reading Challenges associated with #altmetrics: “attention is not impact”
New approaches to assessing medical publication impact in social media: Altmetric, Plum Analytics, and Augmented Reality
This poster was presented at the recent DIA 2015 meeting in Washington DC. To access the PDF of the article, then please click here.
A blog by Altmetric published yesterday, attempts to answer questions from researchers about Altmetrics, why the scores are useful, how the score is calculated and weighted, and also what is … Continue Reading Numbers behind numbers: The Altmetric Score and sources explained
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Learn how using social media to share your research could increase its impact, and why this is becoming increasingly important.
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As science looks to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to publish with transparency, speed and openness is ever greater
The increasing range of publication choices and demand for open access are explored in this sponsored article from Taylor & Francis Group.
Metadata 2020 set out their principles for use of metadata in scholarly publishing, aiming to achieve richer, reusable, open metadata across research outputs.
Following a public consultation, updated cOAlition S guidance relaxes the criteria for transformative journals, prompting commitments from further journals.