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What is Altmetrics

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
New metrics proposed as an alternative to the widely used journal impact factor and personal citation indices like the h-index. The term altmetrics was proposed in 2010 (“Altmetrics”, 2013).
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Citation Based Indicators in Evaluation of Quality and Performance of Research and Researchers
Vahideh Zarea Gavgani (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran) and Fahime Abbasi (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 10
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5888-2.ch644
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Metrics based on social media (like blogs, Twitter, and Mendeley) which inform broader and faster measures of impact of a scientific publication, complementing traditional citation metrics.
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