Monthly Archives: August 2016

Who is using altmetrics tools?

This is a guest post contributed by Bianca Kramer and Jeroen Bosman, Utrecht University Library, The Netherlands. Over the past six years, since the publication of the Altmetrics manifesto, altmetrics have matured

3:AM Hack Day

All are welcome to the 3:AM hack day, which will take place at the same venue as the main conference on Friday the 30th of September from 9am-4pm. If you’ve got an

Alternative metrics – how do research managers and administrators view them?

This is a guest post contributed by Christina Lohr, Product Manager Research Metrics at Elsevier. In July last year, Elsevier launched an Article Metrics Module in Scopus. The Article Metrics Module was

Social Events

Bucharest is Romania’s capital and the 6th largest city in the European Union. In such a lively and grand setting, we have a variety of lively and fun venues for us to

What do altmetrics tell us about ourselves?

What do the greatest hits on tell us about ourselves? Matthew Thakur from the Wellcome Trust’s Insight & Analysis team shares 4 things they’ve learned tracking their funding portfolio using the

Opportunities & responsibilities

This is a guest post contributed by Euan Adie, founder of It’s easy to talk about new data sources, new research and new use cases for altmetrics – and that’s a

What do Wikipedia Citation Counts Mean?

  This is a guest post contributed by Mike Thelwall and Kayvan Kousha, part of the Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group at University of Wolverhampton. Some indicators are relatively easy to interpret. Citation counts, for