Category Archives: Blog

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

Is Brazilian scientific circulation partially invisible?

This post is contributed by Thaiane Oliveira from the Universidade Federal Fluminense. The extent to which research achieves visibility and impact is determined by many things, not least institutional norms and the

The psychology in Altmetrics. Brett Buttliere

  The psychology in Altmetrics. Brett Buttliere Altmetrics provides unprecedented access into the scholarly process and outcomes of papers. Here we will argue that these data can be beneficially utilized for understanding

You do want to see how it’s made – seeing what goes into altmetrics

  There’s a saying about oil, something along the lines of “you really don’t want to see how it’s made”. And whilst I’m reluctant to draw too many parallels between the petrochemical

4:AM Hack Day announcement: This year’s “Hack Day” is now a do-a-thon. All are welcome to attend!

Every year, the Altmetrics Conference generates loads of brilliant ideas! These ideas usually range from apps to analysis to advocacy. At this year’s conference, we’d like to see the altmetrics community come

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.