Jan Reichelt Mendeley

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  • 1. Mendeley Mendeley: Capturing the social layer of academic collaboration www.mendeley.com Jan Reichelt Co-Founder
  • 2. Mendeley discuss data ..share and extracts their ..lets researchers organize and fulltext from PDFs, .. research in papers, and annotate groups,
  • 3. ..and aggregates everything in the cloud ..share and discuss their research in groups, ..
  • 4. Mendeley’s 15 largest user bases: University of Cambridge University of Oxford Stanford University MIT Harvard University University of Michigan Imperial College London University College London University of Washington Cornell University Columbia University University of Edinburgh UC Berkeley Sao Paulo University University of Toronto 1,800 Mendeley Advisors around the globe
  • 5. Today Amount / Importance Social Layer Mendeley, ...? Metadata Publishers, service providers, ... Content Publishers
  • 6. Tomorrow? Amount / Importance Content Metadata Social Layer Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest... Creating and sharing “stuff” as a result.
  • 7. It is a mistake to consider a research paper important because it is published in a journal with a good citation record, as measured by its impact factor. […] It is much better to focus on the citations, views or downloads of an individual article. Nature 502, 271 (17 October 2013) doi:10.1038/502271a http://www.nature.com/news/the-maze-of-impact-metrics-1.13952
  • 8. A crowdsourced research database with 500 million user-uploaded documents: 500,000,000 450,000,000 400,000,000 350,000,000 300,000,000 250,000,000 200,000,000 150,000,000 100,000,000 50,000,000 0 Documents User profiles/ demographics User-generated tags/notes Recommendation engine Real-time reading/ usage stats
  • 9. We’re turning our database into an app platform: Documents User profiles/demograp hics User-generated tags/notes Mendeley Open API Licensed under Recommendation engine Real-time reading/ usage stats
  • 10. 300 third-party apps built on the Mendeley API
  • 11. Sharing Mendeley libraries with third-party clients
  • 12. Sharing Mendeley readership statistics with altmetrics tools
  • 13. Li, X., Thelwall, M., & Giustini, D. (2011). Validating online reference managers for scholarly impact measurement. Scientometrics. • Sample: 1,613 articles published in Nature and Science in 2007 • Data collection took place in July 2010 • Mendeley covered 93.8% of Nature articles and 92.8% of Science articles Correlations between Mendeley readership data and Web of Science / Google Scholar citation counts: .540** to .603**
  • 14. Li, X., & Thelwall, M. (2012). F1000, Mendeley and Traditional Bibliometric Indicators. 17th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (Vol. 3, pp. 1–11). • Sample: 1,397 articles published in 172 different journals in 2008 • Data collection took place in January 2012 • Mendeley covered 99.5% of articles Correlations between Mendeley readership data and Web of Science / Scopus / Google Scholar citation counts: • .682** to .694** for the entire sample • .930** to .934** for extremely highly-cited and frequently-read articles
  • 15. Bar-Ilan, J. (2012). JASIST@mendeley. ACM Web Science Conference 2012 Workshop. Evanston, IL. http://altmetrics.org/altmetrics12/bar-ilan/ • Sample: 1,637 articles published in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) from 2001-2011 • Data collection took place in April 2012 • Mendeley covered 97.2% of articles Correlation table: Spearman correlations Mendeley readers Web of Science citations .458** Scopus citations .502** Google Scholar citations .519**
  • 16. Letting any tool share data with Mendeley users
  • 17. A paper published overnight by American researchers Heather Piwowar and Todd Vision in the open access journal PeerJ has finally reliably demonstrated what many data sharing advocates have been saying for a long time. Far from hurting the ability to publish, sharing data in a public repository can actually lead to a tangible benefit to your publication record through increased citations. http://theconversation.com/scientists-must-share-early-and-share-often-toboost-citations-18699
  • 18. Elsevier and Mendeley coming together Content and workflow tools that improve the efficiency and outcomes for researchers Current awarenes s Apply for grants Search & discover Read & evaluate FTA’s Share, collect & store Write Submit Review & publish User interface Content “back-end” Social “back-end” Combining content and data with technology is incredibly powerful! Manage my career & network
  • 19. For our users: Free storage upgrades Increased collaboration limits (initially just for Mendeley Advisors) New iOS app with annotations & highlights Integration with ScienceDirect/Scopus
  • 20. But a lottime we are very “All the of the state of knowledge of the human race is sitting in the conscious of the huge challenges scientists’ computers, and is – that human society has now currently not shared. We need to curing cancer,shared understanding get it unlocked so we can tackle the brain for Alzheimer‘s. those huge problems.“
  • 21. www.mendeley.com