This is the 1st video from the OpenUP Altmetrics video series, that are based on the Taxonomy of channels of dissemination and altmetrics indicators. Stephan & Clemens explain the history of altmetrics.
Key points addressed:
- What were the predecessors of altmetrics (cybermetrics, webometrics),
- How did altmetrics evolve, and
- Will altmetrics continue to strive?
The webinar is of interest to all with an interest in the history of Altmetrics. From early career researchers to policymakers & funders.
Stephan Gauch & Clemens Blumel