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  • InCites Trial at University Libraries Leiden

    InCites Trial at University Libraries Leiden

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    Until July 29 2016, so roughly for the next fortnight, University Libraries Leiden are offering trial access to InCites, a research analytics platform created by Thompson Reuters.
  • Altmetrics don’t equal social media

    Altmetrics don’t equal social media

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    One huge misconception about altmetrics seems to be that it is solely based on social media metrics. And while they are definitely a large part of what makes up an altmetric score, they are by no means the sole part or perhaps the most versatile.
  • 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication

    101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication

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    The 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication research project is collecting data through a survey until February 10 2016. What exactly is this project about and why should you take the time to fill out the survey to help provide data?
  • Altmetrics as a discovery tool

    Altmetrics as a discovery tool

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    Last October I attended the 2:AM Altmetrics conference in Amsterdam. It was a fascinating day, where I met a number of interesting people and gained plenty of inspiration. This post is the first of a number that were inspired by it.
  • Gerard van Westen on Impactstory

    Gerard van Westen on Impactstory

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    Impactstory is the altmetrics provider most focused on researchers. Gerard van Westen agreed to share his thoughts and experiences with the service.
  • Plumb your altmetrics data with Plum and PLoS

    Plumb your altmetrics data with Plum and PLoS

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    Last week we looked at Impactstory, this week we finish off the overview of the main altmetrics providers on the market with a closer look at Plum Analytics and PLoS Article Level Metrics.
  • Let your research tell its story with Impactstory

    Let your research tell its story with Impactstory

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    Impactstory is an altmetrics service aimed at authors and researchers, who want to monitor the altmetric scores for their own articles, datasets and other research products themselves.
  • Cui Computo? Altmetrics and the companies that score them

    Cui Computo? Altmetrics and the companies that score them

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    In the past months, I've focussed on social media and scientific social networks, stressing how being active on there can help gain your work more exposure and increase its impact. But how do you then monitor this impact and what does it mean?