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Online Registration Until January 3, 2018! Medical publication professionals from the pharmaceutical industry, medical communication agencies, journals, academia, etc., are all welcome to participate in the 2018 European Meeting of … Continue Reading Calling All Medical Publication Professionals – Join Us at the 2018 European ISMPP Meeting
FOR Medical Affairs Professionals. BY Medical Affairs Professionals. Collaborate and network with a growing community of global Medical Affairs Professionals at the MAPS 2018 Annual Meeting, taking place February 25-27 … Continue Reading Collaborate and network with global Medical Affairs Professionals at the MAPS 2018 Annual Meeting
Researchers are increasingly expected to demonstrate the “scholarly impact” of their work, for career progression or for approval by funding bodies. As such, they may refer to Altmetric scores … Continue Reading Keep an open mind when assessing online research metrics
Russell Traynor, Platform Strategy Director with Envision Technology Solutions, explains how routes of access to medical information and consumption of content has shifted to multimedia channels. Recorded 6 July 2017 … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Publications in a digital world
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) inadvertently triggered a recent twitterstorm when it banned those attending its annual meeting from photographing or tweeting meeting slides. A blog post from Pharmaphorum published … Continue Reading Should live tweeting of conference slides be allowed?
Caroline Halford, Adis Publishing Manager, reflects on the use of social media (and digital features) to maximise the impact of your research and presents case histories using articles published in … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Use of social media (and digital features) to maximise the impact of your research
José Luis Ortega, a web researcher from the Cybermetrics Lab at the Spanish National Research Council, recently investigated whether author participation on Twitter influences the volume of tweets about, and … Continue Reading To tweet or not to tweet? Does author Twitter presence influence article citation?
Many researchers now use social media, particularly Twitter, to promote their publications and to keep up to date with the latest developments. This has fuelled interest in alternatives to citation … Continue Reading Twitter activity predicts citation rates
Clare Shepherd at Adis, provides an overview of how digital technology and enhanced features are adding value to medical publications. This recording was made on 2 November in Oxford, at … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Digital publishing overview: adding value to medical publications
“The Publication Plan” has launched its official Facebook page, as a new platform to share news and information with authors, researchers, medical writers and communications professionals, pharmaceutical industry managers, medical journal editors and … Continue Reading “The Publication Plan” is now also launched on Facebook
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”
According to a major study of how research is shared, articles that feature in open access journals are more likely to be cited on Twitter. Kim Holmberg, a research associate … Continue Reading Open access papers ‘more likely to be cited on Twitter’ (@kholmber)
An article published by Nature in the past week summarises a new initiative that uses colourful ‘digital badges’ to denote different contributions that authors made to a paper. This system … Continue Reading Digital badges aim to clear up politics of authorship
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”