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Altmetrics

What to Read

What to Read

Blogs
 
         Altmetric.com's blog offers frequent looks at altmetrics issues as a whole and their work as a company to properly track and record attention.

         The Scholarly Kitchen blog covers altmetrics as a topic occasionally.  For example, see "Altmetrics: Mistaking the Means for the End" (May 2014)
 
Collections
 
         The Mendeley altmetrics group is a large collection (over 270 items!) of altmetrics articles and publications.
 
Individual articles of interest include:
 
From the academic literature:
 
Jennifer Howard in The Chronicle of Higher Education (2013) 
 
Jennifer Howard in The Chronicle of Higher Education (2013) 
 
Roberta Kwok in Nature (2013) (describes a biology faculty member adding altmetrics to his promotion and tenure materials,and a nice description of services)
 
Research on altmetrics:
 
Gunther Eysenbach in Journal of Medical Internet Research (2011)
 
Related to altmetrics:
Jessie Daniels in Impact of Social Sciences (blog) (2013) (a CUNY professor and sociologist describes her experience with a recent paper)
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