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Why?Scientists talk about papers online• They really do. Approximately 750.000  articles shared each year and at least 1,3...
Why?Scientists share links to articles(measured from July 2011 – July 2012)468 000 tweeters62 358 shared more than 1 paper...
How do we know?By chance.• Traditional metrics do not capture the  opinion people have of an article.• Impact means differ...
Traditional MetricsCitation counts• Alt = Alternative• Flexibility• Sources of data
Different things for different peopleInstitution, funder and publisher• Which questions do they have?• Definition of an ar...
The Promise of AltmetricsWe are not there yet.• More experimentation, more research• Useful metrics• Predicting success?
The Promise of AltmetricsWe are not there yet.• More experimentation, more research• Useful metrics• Predicting success?
So what do we do?We aggregate, identify, disambiguate andexpose•   Raw Data•   Articles discussed•   Identifiers (DOI, PMI...
The Altmetric Explorer
Explaining our donut
The Altmetric Explorer
The Altmetric Explorer
The Altmetric Explorer
Altmetric collects article level metrics on behalf of       publishers, funders and institutions
Bad Ways to Get Attention• Sex, Cannabis or Weight Loss• Robots• The Impact of Article Titles on Citation Hits:  An Analys...
Good Ways to Get Attention• Have an engaged social media strategy• Include links or DOIs in press releases• Be Open Access...
So What Do You Think?Let us know!aldo@digital-science.comeuan@altmetric.com
SIR 2012 - Altmetrics Social Web - Aldo de Pape
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SIR 2012 - Altmetrics Social Web - Aldo de Pape

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Apresentação de autoria do pesquisador Aldo de Pape da Altmetrics (UK) realizada durante o Simpósio Internacional sobre Rankings Universitários e Impacto Acadêmico na Era do Acesso Aberto ( International Symposium on University Rankings and Scholarly Impact in the Open Access Era ), promovido pelo Sistema Integrado de Bibliotecas da USP - SIBiUSP e realizado durante a Semana do Acesso Aberto, no dia 22 de outubro de 2012, no Auditório da FEA-USP. Mais informações: http://www.bibliotecas.usp.br/simposio_rankings/

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SIR 2012 - Altmetrics Social Web - Aldo de Pape

  1. 1. Why?Scientists talk about papers online• They really do. Approximately 750.000 articles shared each year and at least 1,3 million saved to online reference managers.
  2. 2. Why?Scientists share links to articles(measured from July 2011 – July 2012)468 000 tweeters62 358 shared more than 1 paper6933 shared more than 10 papers….and growing
  3. 3. How do we know?By chance.• Traditional metrics do not capture the opinion people have of an article.• Impact means different things for different people.
  4. 4. Traditional MetricsCitation counts• Alt = Alternative• Flexibility• Sources of data
  5. 5. Different things for different peopleInstitution, funder and publisher• Which questions do they have?• Definition of an article• Relevant data and indicators
  6. 6. The Promise of AltmetricsWe are not there yet.• More experimentation, more research• Useful metrics• Predicting success?
  7. 7. The Promise of AltmetricsWe are not there yet.• More experimentation, more research• Useful metrics• Predicting success?
  8. 8. So what do we do?We aggregate, identify, disambiguate andexpose• Raw Data• Articles discussed• Identifiers (DOI, PMID, PII, handle, arxiv ID)• API
  9. 9. The Altmetric Explorer
  10. 10. Explaining our donut
  11. 11. The Altmetric Explorer
  12. 12. The Altmetric Explorer
  13. 13. The Altmetric Explorer
  14. 14. Altmetric collects article level metrics on behalf of publishers, funders and institutions
  15. 15. Bad Ways to Get Attention• Sex, Cannabis or Weight Loss• Robots• The Impact of Article Titles on Citation Hits: An Analysis of General and Specialist Medical Journals: shortreports.rsmjournals.com/content/1/1/2 .abstract
  16. 16. Good Ways to Get Attention• Have an engaged social media strategy• Include links or DOIs in press releases• Be Open Access (or free to read…)
  17. 17. So What Do You Think?Let us know!aldo@digital-science.comeuan@altmetric.com

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