Altmetrics for Information Professionals

The goal of any research assessment is to evaluate the value or quality of the research in comparison to other research. As quality is highly subjective and difficult to measure, citations are used as a proxy. Citations are an important part of scholarly communication and a significant component of research evaluation, with the assumption being that highly cited work has influenced the work of many other researchers and hence it is more valuable. Recently we have seen new online data sources being researched for this purpose and disruptive ideas with the power to change research assessment, and perhaps even science as a whole, have been born. Altmetrics is the new research area that investigates the potential of these new data source as indicators of the impact that research has made on the scientific community and beyond, and thus possibly also as indicators of the societal impact of research. This book will present some of these new data sources, findings from earlier altmetrics research, and the disruptive ideas that may radically change scholarly communication. Presents some of the key ideas and innovations in earlier research that have been driving the evolution from bibliometrics to webometrics, and with the advent of social media to altmetrics Discusses the shortcomings and pitfalls of bibliometrics in research evaluation and the potential of altmetrics to overcome some of these shortcomings Presents some of the most important data sources of altmetrics, the aggregators, and the different stakeholders Reviews current research about altmetrics and discusses possible future trends Presents a way to measure and aggregate altmetrics according to the level of impact or type of impact they represent

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  • Author : Kim Johan Holmberg
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 170 pages
  • ISBN : 0081002777
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Altmetrics for Information Professionals

Altmetrics for Information Professionals
  • Author : Kim Johan Holmberg
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 03 September 2015
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The goal of any research assessment is to evaluate the value or quality of the research in comparison to other research. As quality is highly subjective and difficult to measure, citations are used as a proxy. Citations are an important part of scholarly communication and a significant component of research evaluation, with the assumption being that highly cited work has influenced the work of many other researchers and hence it is more valuable. Recently we have seen new online data

Altmetrics

Altmetrics
  • Author : Andy Tattersall
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 21 June 2016
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This book gives an overview of altmetrics, its tools and how to implement them successfully to boost and measure research outputs. New methods of scholarly communication and dissemination of information are having a huge impact on how academics and researchers build profiles and share research. This groundbreaking and highly practical guide looks at the role that library and information professionals can play in facilitating these new ways of working and demonstrating impact and influence. Altmetrics focuses on research artefact level

Altmetrics for Research Outputs Measurement and Scholarly Information Management

Altmetrics for Research Outputs Measurement and Scholarly Information Management
  • Author : Mojisola Erdt,Aravind Sesagiri Raamkumar,Edie Rasmussen,Yin-Leng Theng
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 15 June 2018
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Workshop on Altmetrics for Research Outputs Measurements and Scholarly Information Management, AROSIM 2018, held in Singapore, in January 2018. The 7 revised full papers presented together with two keynote papers and one introduction paper were carefully reviewed and selected from 20 submissions. The workshop will investigate how social media based metrics along with traditional and non-traditional metrics can advance the state-of-the-art in measuring research outputs.

Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals

Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals
  • Author : David Stuart
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 02 January 2014
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A practical guide to using web metrics to measure impact and demonstrate value. The web provides an opportunity to collect a host of different metrics, from those associated with social media accounts and websites to more traditional research outputs. This book is a clear guide for library and information professionals as to what web metrics are available and how to assess and use them to make informed decisions and demonstrate value. As individuals and organizations increasingly use the web in

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Altmetrics
  • Author : Robin Chin Roemer,Rachel Borchardt
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 13 July 2015
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This issue of 'Library Technology Reports' introduces the concept of altmetrics in relation to existing citation-based research metrics, positioning its use in the larger academic community. Discussing both the promise and the controversy of altmetrics, the authors offer practical guidance on many topics.

Measuring and Implementing Altmetrics in Library and Information Science Research

Measuring and Implementing Altmetrics in Library and Information Science Research
  • Author : Baskaran, C.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 17 January 2020
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Researchers are becoming increasingly concerned with tracking the impact and reach that their research has on the academic community. Through the implementation of altmetrics, they can now better measure the value that their research has through the analysis of citing behavior and citation-based research evaluation. Measuring and Implementing Altmetrics in Library and Information Science Research is a critical research book that focuses on how altmetrics can help researchers to uncover evidence of societal engagement, influence, and broader impacts that demonstrate

Scientometrics

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  • Author : Mari Jibu,Yoshiyuki Osabe
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 18 July 2018
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Technological change is one of the greatest issues in the modern world. As the world faces societal challenges, e.g., climate challenges, aging problem, and energy security, technology will contribute to new or better solutions for those problems. New technologies take time to develop and mature; moreover, they tend to be born in the gaps of multiple technology fields; therefore, early detection of emerging technological concepts across multiple disciplines will be a very important issue. Our goal seeks to develop

Becoming Metric-Wise

Becoming Metric-Wise
  • Author : Ronald Rousseau,Leo Egghe,Raf Guns
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 02 January 2018
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Becoming Metric-Wise: A Bibliometric Guide for Researchers aims to inform researchers about metrics so that they become aware of the evaluative techniques being applied to their scientific output. Understanding these concepts will help them during their funding initiatives, and in hiring and tenure. The book not only describes what indicators do (or are designed to do, which is not always the same thing), but also gives precise mathematical formulae so that indicators can be properly understood and evaluated. Metrics have

The Metric Tide

The Metric Tide
  • Author : James Wilsdon
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 20 January 2016
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‘Represents the culmination of an 18-month-long project that aims to be the definitive review of this important topic. Accompanied by a scholarly literature review, some new analysis, and a wealth of evidence and insight... the report is a tour de force; a once-in-a-generation opportunity to take stock.’ – Dr Steven Hill, Head of Policy, HEFCE, LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog ‘A must-read if you are interested in having a deeper understanding of research culture, management issues and the range of

The New Metrics

The New Metrics
  • Author : Elaine M. Lasda
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 19 August 2019
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New methods in bibliometrics and alternative metrics provide us with information about research impact at both increasingly granular and global levels. Here, editor Elaine Lasda and a cast of expert contributors present a variety of case studies that demonstrate the practical utilization of these new scholarly metrics.

Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Library and Information Science

Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Library and Information Science
  • Author : Kaushik, Anna,Kumar, Ashok,Biswas, Payel
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 22 November 2019
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With the perpetual advancements of technology, library and information science professionals are tasked with understanding these technologies and providing accurate and comprehensive information to other potential users. These professionals must develop best practices for understanding these technologies in order to best serve other users. The Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Library and Information Science is a critical research book that examines advancing technologies and new innovations and their influences on library and information sciences for improved

Data Management for Researchers

Data Management for Researchers
  • Author : Kristin Briney
  • Publisher : Pelagic Publishing Ltd
  • Release : 01 September 2015
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A comprehensive guide to everything scientists need to know about data management, this book is essential for researchers who need to learn how to organize, document and take care of their own data. Researchers in all disciplines are faced with the challenge of managing the growing amounts of digital data that are the foundation of their research. Kristin Briney offers practical advice and clearly explains policies and principles, in an accessible and in-depth text that will allow researchers to understand

Social Media for Academics

Social Media for Academics
  • Author : Mark Carrigan
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 07 October 2019
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Social media has become an inescapable part of academic life. It has the power to transform scholarly communication and offers new opportunities to publish and publicise your work, to network in your discipline and beyond and to engage the public. However, to do so successfully requires a careful understanding of best practice, the risks, rewards and what it can mean to put your professional identity online. Inside you'll find practical guidance and thoughtful insight on how to approach the opportunities