Social Media Metrics in Scholarly Communication

About the Special Issue Social media metrics – commonly coined as « altmetrics » – have been heralded as great democratizers of science, providing broader and timelier indicators of impact than citations. These metrics come from a range of sources, including Twitter, blogs, social reference managers, post-publication peer review, and other social media platforms. Social media metrics […] Lire la suite

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Tweeting biomedicine: an analysis of tweets and citations in the biomedical literature

Data collected by social media platforms have been introduced as new sources for indicators to help measure the impact of scholarly research in ways that are complementary to traditional citation analysis. Data generated from social media activities can be used to reflect broad types of impact. This article aims to provide systematic evidence about how […] Lire la suite