Altmetrics for information professionals : past, present and future /

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Author / Creator:Holmberg, Kim.
Imprint:Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Chandos Publishing, c2016.
Description:viii, 159 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Series:Chandos information professional series
Chandos information professional series.
Subject:Bibliometrics.
Bibliographical citations -- Evaluation.
Research -- Evaluation -- Statistical methods.
Bibliometrie.
Informetrie.
Bibliographical citations -- Evaluation.
Bibliometrics.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10390559
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ISBN:0081002734
9780081002735
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [131]-153) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Past
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Scholarly Communication
  • 3. Bibliometrics, Scientometries, and Informetrics
  • 3.1. Bibliometric laws
  • 3.2. Co-word analysis
  • 3.3. Bibliometric analysis
  • 3.4. Citing behavior
  • 3.5. Citation-based research evaluation
  • 3.6. The interest in societal impact of research
  • 4. Webometrics
  • 4.1. The hyperlink
  • 4.2. Webometric research
  • 5. Social Media
  • 5.1. Big data
  • 5.2. Analyzing social media
  • 5.3. Key performance indicators
  • 6. Conclusions
  • 2. The Present
  • 7. Introduction
  • 8. Scholarly Communication and Other Scholarly Activities in Social Media
  • 8.1. New research ideas
  • 8.2. Data collection
  • 8.3. Analyzing the data
  • 8.4. Disseminating research products
  • 8.5. How do researchers use the web for scholarly communication?
  • 9. The Potential and Critique of Altmetrics
  • 9.1. The potential of altmetrics
  • 9.2. The critique
  • 10. The Altmetrics
  • 10.1. Impact
  • 10.2. Data sources of altmetrics
  • 10.3. Service providers
  • 11. Stakeholders
  • 11.1. Researchers
  • 11.2. Universities
  • 11.3. Libraries
  • 11.4. Publishers
  • 11.5. Funders
  • 11.6. The general public
  • 12. Conclusions
  • 3. The Future
  • 13. Introduction
  • 14. Meaning and Validity of Altmetrics
  • 14.1. Creating altmetrics
  • 14.2. Detecting altmetrics
  • 14.3. Measuring reach
  • 14.4. Measuring impact
  • 15. Pushing the Envelope
  • 16. Concerns for the Future
  • 16.1. Lack of standards
  • 16.2. Gaming altmetrics
  • 17. Future Research
  • 18. Conclusions
  • References
  • Index