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”
New approaches to assessing medical publication impact in social media: Altmetric, Plum Analytics, and Augmented Reality
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