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4:AM Toronto Introduction

Summer is here and that always means that the altmetrics conference is not far away either! We’re really excited to be hosting the 4th iteration of this great event in partnership with

Challenges of Eastern European Research Evaluation in a Global Competitive Environment

This guest post is contributed by Beatriz Benitez, Librarian at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. After a beautiful lunch under the sun in the garden, 3AM audience attended to Challenges of Eastern European

3:AM – Status quo, standards, and outlook

This post is contributed by Stacy Konkiel, Outreach and Engagement Manager at Altmetric.   The final session of 3:AM began on a fun note, with Jennifer Kamp and Joe Wass of CrossRef

3:AM – Altmetrics research session

The first presentation, given on behalf of Waqas, who was unfortunately unable to make the conference, looked at some research that had been done on social phrases having an impact in altmetrics.

3:AM – Open Science: Rene von Schomberg

Rene from the European Commission kicked off proceedings on day 2. He spoke about the work that the European Commission have been doing with respect to “Open Science’ – from defining what the term

Innovation flash talks

This guest post is contributed by Peter Harris, Digital Product Manager at Taylor and Francis. Article Metrics in the Journal Driven Environment – Kornelia Junge, Wiley The first innovation flash talk of the

Next-generation altmetrics: responsible metrics and evaluation for open science

This guest post was contributed by David Sommer, Product Director and Co-founder at Kudos Re-caffeinated after the break and eager for the next session at 3:AM, the audience was ready to hear

3:AM – Beyond the article: research data and software

This post is contributed by Joe Wass, tech lead of Crossref Event Data. Martin Fenner opened the session reminding us that questions surrounding the tracking, citation and use of research objects beyond

3:AM – Evaluating research using altmetrics

This post is kindly contributed by Lauren Collister, a Sociolinguistics PhD at the University of Pittsburgh.   The “Evaluating research using altmetrics” session began with Kim Holmberg, who presented his work on Altmetrics

3:AM – Altmetrics around the world

This guest post was contributed by Natalia Madjarevic, Head of Implementations and Support at Altmetric. The next session at 3:AM kicked off with Rodrigo Costas from CWTS discussing practical applications for altmetrics