The Rise of Alternative Metrics (Altmetrics) for Research Impact Measurement

Nader Ale Ebrahim & Yiibonn Bong
Altmetrics are new metrics proposed as alternatives to impact factor for journals as well as individual citation indexes (h-index). Altmetrics uses online activities to measure the impact, buzz and word of mouth for scientific information. It includes new methods to measure the usage at citation level.

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The Rise of Alternative Metrics (Altmetrics) for Research Impact Measurement

Nader Ale Ebrahim & Yiibonn Bong
Altmetrics are new metrics proposed as alternatives to impact factor for journals as well as individual citation indexes (h-index). Altmetrics uses online activities to measure the impact, buzz and word of mouth for scientific information. It includes new methods to measure the usage at citation level.

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  • 2017
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