New systems for measuring research impact

Nader Ale Ebrahim
The reach of a publication can no longer be judged exclusively by the number of times it is cited. Because, we are now in the digital and sharing information age, academic conversations are as likely to be found on various academic social networks. So, we need new tools to measure the research impact. Altmetrics are new metrics proposed as alternatives to Impact Factor for journals and personal citation indexes like h-index.  Altmetrics attempts to use...

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New systems for measuring research impact

Nader Ale Ebrahim
The reach of a publication can no longer be judged exclusively by the number of times it is cited. Because, we are now in the digital and sharing information age, academic conversations are as likely to be found on various academic social networks. So, we need new tools to measure the research impact. Altmetrics are new metrics proposed as alternatives to Impact Factor for journals and personal citation indexes like h-index.  Altmetrics attempts to use...

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  • 2016
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Data Centers

  • figshare Academic Research System
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