Friday, December 13, 2013

Canadian Association of Research Libraries Text on Altmetrics

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries recently published a short text entitled Altmetrics in Context that describes an emerging way of measuring the impact of scholarly research.

Altmetrics incorporate multiple data sources, including the traditional article citation numbers, but go beyond that to also include bookmarks, shares, blog mentions, Facebook likes and tweets.


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posted by Michel-Adrien at 6:15 pm


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