This series of posts are authored by some of the team members at Altmetric, a data science company that provides attention data to authors, publishers, institutions and funders.
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Altmetrics providers, measure different sources to provide social outreach information for scholars and institutional customers. They do not only provide Altmetrics data, by utilizing various social media platforms but also bibliometric information by sourcing large scientific databases such as Web of Science (WoS) and Scopus.
The Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment and Management was set up in April 2014 to investigate the current and potential future roles that quantitative indicators can play in the assessment and management of research. Its report, ‘The Metric Tide’, was published in July 2015 and is available below.
What are the Threats in Altmetrics? Here you will discover the Strengths in Altmetrics, as identified by OpenUP consortium.
What are the Opportunities in Altmetrics? Here you will discover the Strengths in Altmetrics, as identified by OpenUP consortium.