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Showcasing Research Impact

This case study taken from The Evolution of Impact Indicators: From bibliometrics to altmetrics, a free ebook co-produced by Scholastica and Altmetric, explains how a…
Peer review and quantitative metrics are the two most prominent methods of evaluating the quality and impact of research. However, the recent surge in the importance…
Metrics are important in research evaluation, but excessive focus on unreliable and rigid quantitative measures has diluted the nature and significance of research…
Editage conducted a webinar in association with Stacy Konkiel from the Altmetric team, which was titled Finding and sharing your research impact: Use Altmetric …
Editage has invited Altmetric to conduct a webinar that will help researchers discover evidence that their research is having an impact across the world.
Finding and sharing your research impact: A webinar by Altmetric
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Euan Adie is founder and CEO of London-based start-up Altmetric, which tracks online activity relating to scholarly literature. Altmetric was founded in 2011, emerging…
A broader view of research impact through Altmetric
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This article delves a little deeper into the fallacies of the impact factor and points that you should consider when using it.
Why you should not use the journal impact factor to evaluate research
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How can you measure the quality of a research paper? More importantly, how can you determine whether your research is making an impact and is considered important? An…
Using citation analysis to measure research impact
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In recent years, many research groups have been working independently to develop metrics that measure the impact of published research. The journal impact factor is a…
Traditional metrics for measuring scholarly impact, such as the impact factor of the journal, h-index, etc., are familiar to all researchers. But although still very…