Beyond Journals: Altmetrics for Mapping and Measuring Scholarly Publishing

Following on from our look at archiving and analysing Twitter, this week in DITA we examined a use case for APIs and social media analytics: alternative metrics for scholarly publishing. This article covers how alternative metrics are extending traditional bibliometrics, thinks about how altmetrics work and some of the limitations and talks about one of […]

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Collecting Echoes

Along with other #citylis students I attended the British Library Labs Symposium (Monday 3rd November 2014) during reading week. As well as being a fantastic event it provided an opportunity to think about not just participating in but also preserving a conference backchannel. What is a backchannel? An event backchannel is a secondary discussion via […]

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