Monthly Archives: September 2017

Altmetrics: Listening and Giving Voice to Ideas with Social Media Data

After a warm welcome from Philip Mai, Director of Business and Communications at Ryerson Social Media Lab and Mike Taylor, Head of Metrics Development at Digital Science, the 4th Altmetrics Conference was officially underway! We’d

4:AM Altmetrics Conference – What Are We Missing?

This guest post is contributed by Mike Taylor, Head of Metrics Development at Digital Science. The Altmetrics Conference always gives us a great opportunity to take stock of our field and reflect

Why clinical citations deserve their own metric

This is a guest post contributed by Christina Lohr, Product Manager Research Metrics at Elsevier. In 2014, an article was published on the “Immunization for Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in high-risk children”. Despite its

The role of science in society: learning from knowledge systems

This post is contributed by Clément Gévaudan, Senior Program Associate at the Global Development Network. The role of science in society: learning from knowledge systems Have you ever thought about the role

Publication strategies and altmetrics

Publication strategies and altmetrics This post is contributed by Camilla Lindelöw from Södertörn University. A researcher of today deals with a lot of evaluation. When they are not evaluated themselves, they evaluate