A: Read and cited B: Read, saved, and shared C: Popular hit D: Expert pickE: Not much attention using these metrics Why am I the right researcher?Where do I have novel impact?Why should consider me for a new area?(e.g. REF impact case studies)
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What are they good for?How publishers and librarianscan help researchersPaul Groth (@pgroth)VU University Amsterdamhttp://www.few.vu.nl/~pgroth
“It took approximately a generation (20years) for bibliographic citation analysis toachieve acceptability as a measure ofacademic impact." (Vaughan and Shaw,2003)
“The main problem is that none of the newtools we reviewed meet crucialrequirements for data quality and indicatorconstruction. This prevents them fromcurrently being usable in the context ofresearch evaluation and assessment.” (Wouters & Costas, 2012)
The Research is Happening http://jasonpriem.org/self-archived/5uni-poster.png(Birkholtz et al. 2013) (Fausto et al 2012) http://ploscollections.org/altmetrics http://asis.org/Bulletin/Apr-13/AprMay13_Piwowar.html
Conclusion• Altmetrics is still developing – But useful today• Your content is embedded in a network of content – Show the impact of your researchers content through associated content• Help authors tell their stories
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