When will librarians start research support with altmetrics to their researchers?

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Importance of Mendeley readership on alt metrics based on the Altmetric score

15th Library Fair & Forum, 29-31rd October 2013, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan

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When will librarians start research support with altmetrics to their researchers?

  1. 1. Importance of Mendeley Readership on altmetrics based on the Altmetric score When will librarians start research support with altmetrics to their researchers? 15th Library Fair & Forum, 29-31rd October 2013, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan Bando @Keita
  2. 2. What’s altmetrics? Importance of Mendeley Readership on altmetrics based on the Altmetric score When will librarians start research support with altmetrics to their researchers?
  3. 3. altmetrics is the creation and study of new metrics based on the Social Web for analyzing, and informing scholarship. J. Priem, D. Taraborelli, P. Groth, C. Neylon (2010), Altmetrics: A manifesto, (v.1.0), 26 October 2010. http://altmetrics.org/manifesto
  4. 4. In growing numbers, scholars are moving their daily work to the Internet.
  5. 5. 1 in 40 scholars active on Twitter Priem, J., Costello, K., & Dzuba, T. (2011). Prevalence and use of Twitter among scholars. Poster at  Metrics 2011: Symposium on Informetric and Scientometric Research. New Orleans, LA, USA, October 12. doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.104629
  6. 6. Can Tweets Predict Citations? Eysenbach G. Can Tweets Predict Citations? Metrics of Social Impact Based on Twitter and Correlation with Traditional Metrics of Scientific Impact. J Med Internet Res 2011;13(4):e123 doi: 10.2196/jmir.2012
  7. 7. We encourage the development of alternative metrics for impact and quality ..
  8. 8. Make available a range of article-level metrics
  9. 9. NISO to Develop Standards and Recommended Practices for Altmetrics
  10. 10. Many events on the theme of altmetrics was held in October 2013
  11. 11. altmetrics apps
  12. 12. altmetrics data is aggregated from many sources
  13. 13. Mendeley is an important element which is indispensable to altmetrics
  14. 14. 2,623,587
  15. 15. 100m API calls from apps every month
  16. 16. What’s altmetrics? Importance of Mendeley Readership on altmetrics based on the Altmetric score When will librarians start research support with altmetrics to their researchers?
  17. 17. Importance of Mendeley Readership on altmetrics based on the Altmetric score
  18. 18. Inspired from PaperShip
  19. 19. Altmetric is an analytical tool which allows users to track and analyse online activity around scholarly literature.
  20. 20. Mendeley Institutional Edition (MIE) is an analytics tool built on top of Mendeley that helps librarians to understand the research activity.
  21. 21. focus on the IMPACT STATISTICS
  22. 22. Highly read publications top 100 Last 12 months (Oct 2012 to Oct 2013)
  23. 23. Analytics Impact 1/2 Active URL broken year 20 15 49% 51% 10 5 0 1986 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  24. 24. Analytics Impact 2/2 Discipline DOI PMID Biological Sciences Business Administration Chemistry 39% Physics Computer and Information Science 61% Medicine Psychology --0 10 20 30 40
  25. 25. ITEM Documents Readership on MIE group (AVG) Readership on Mendeley (AVG) Altmetric score (AVG) readers on Mendeley (AVG) readers on Connotea (AVG) readers on CiteULike (AVG) Tweeted by (AVG) Blogged by (AVG) Reddited by (AVG) On Facebook pages (AVG) Mentioned in Google+ posts (AVG) Picked up by news outlets (AVG) ALL 51 67.7 144 14.8 45.6 1.5 5.6 7.9 1.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1
  26. 26. ITEM Documents Readership on MIE group (AVG) Readership on Mendeley (AVG) Altmetric score (AVG) readers on Mendeley (AVG) readers on Connotea (AVG) readers on CiteULike (AVG) Tweeted by (AVG) Blogged by (AVG) Reddited by (AVG) On Facebook pages (AVG) Mentioned in Google+ posts (AVG) Picked up by news outlets (AVG) ALL OA 51 67.7 144 14.8 45.6 1.5 5.6 7.9 1.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1 37 67.5 159.5 16.9 40 2 6.9 9.2 1.4 0.1 0.4 0.2 0 NON-OA 14 68 103.3 9.4 60.6 0.4 2.1 4.3 0.6 0 0.1 0.4 0.1
  27. 27. “Mendeley reader counts don’t influence Altmetric scores.”
  28. 28. Result: Mendeley reader counts influence altmetrics.
  29. 29. What’s altmetrics? Importance of Mendeley Readership on altmetrics based on the Altmetric score When will librarians start research support with altmetrics to their researchers?
  30. 30. As faculty at universities around the world struggle to find new ways of providing evidence of their changing scholarly value, many librarians have stepped forward to help negotiate the landscape of both traditional impact metrics, such as h-index and journal impact factor, and emerging Web-based alternatives, sometimes called altmetrics, cybermetrics, or webometrics. From bibliometrics to altmetrics November 2012 College & Research Libraries News vol. 73 no. 10 596-600
  31. 31. With interest in online venues for scholarly communication on the rise, and the number of tools available for tracking online influence growing steadily, librarians are in a key position to take the lead in bolstering researchers’ knowledge of current trends—and concerns—in the new art and science impact measurement. From bibliometrics to altmetrics November 2012 College & Research Libraries News vol. 73 no. 10 596-600
  32. 32. Librarians can provide this support in three main ways: informing emerging conversations with the latest research, supporting experimentation with emerging altmetrics tools, and engaging in early altmetrics education and outreach. Riding the crest of the altmetrics wave June 2013 College & Research Libraries News vol. 74 no. 6 292-300
  33. 33. Librarians can provide this support in three main ways: informing emerging conversations with the latest research, supporting experimentation with emerging altmetrics tools, and engaging in early altmetrics education and outreach. Riding the crest of the altmetrics wave June 2013 College & Research Libraries News vol. 74 no. 6 292-300
  34. 34. Librarians can provide this support in three main ways: informing emerging conversations with the latest research, supporting experimentation with emerging altmetrics tools, and engaging in early altmetrics education and outreach. Riding the crest of the altmetrics wave June 2013 College & Research Libraries News vol. 74 no. 6 292-300
  35. 35. When will librarians start research support with altmetrics to their researchers? Now is the time!
  36. 36. What’s altmetrics? Importance of Mendeley Readership on altmetrics based on the Altmetric score When will librarians start research support with altmetrics to their researchers?
  37. 37. Importance of Mendeley Readership on altmetrics based on the Altmetric score When will librarians start research support with altmetrics to their researchers? Now is the time! 15th Library Fair & Forum, 29-31rd October 2013, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan Bando @Keita

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