Tag : altmetrics

RESOURCE: Proving dissemination is only one half of your impact story: Twitter provides proof of real-time engagement with the public

Especially in arts and humanities disciplines which may not have readily quantifiable economic benefits, the movement of research from academic to public discourse may be a key component of an impact statement. For REF 2014, impact is defined as “an effect on, change or benefit to the economy, society, culture,

MANUSCRIPT: Exploring the use of social media to measure journal article impact.

Abstract Science blogs, Twitter commentary, and comments on journal websites represent an immediate response to journal articles, and may help in identifying relevant publications. However, the use of these media for establishing paper impact is not well studied. Using Wikipedia as a proxy for other social media, we explore the correlation