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Visualizing the evolution of a scientific conference with altmetrics

From September 3 to 5, I will be attending STI 2014, the 19th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators. There, I will present a paper entitled “Altmetrics-based Visualizations Depicting the Evolution of a Knowledge Domain” that I co-authored with  948 more words

Visualizations

Onomastics to measure cultural bias in medical research

Elian CARSENAT, NamSor Applied Onomastics

Dr. Evgeny Shokhenmayer, e-onomastics

Abstract

This project involves the analysis of about over ten million medical research articles from PubMed. We propose to evaluate the correlation between the onomastic class of the article authors and that of the citation authors. 2,208 more words

Onomastics

Attention metrics for academic articles: are they any use?

Why do bibliometrics and altmetrics matter? They are sometimes considered to be measures of attention (see a great post on the Scholarly Kitchen about this), and they attract plenty of attention themselves in the academic world, especially amongst scholarly publishers and academic libraries. 547 more words

Altmetrics

Happy Birthday, blog - some thoughts on research impact

One year has passed since the day I decided to share my adventures and reflections with my group, while I was on sabbatical. The blog quickly became more than a short-term communication plan with my nearest colleagues. 556 more words

Journal Citation Reports - 2013 data now available

Thomson Reuters have just released a new version of Journal Citation Reports (JCR), now including 2013 citation data. Please do take a look to see how your preferred journals have fared over the last year. 46 more words

Library

Library workshops for postgrads start this week #otagolib

Postgraduate Library Workshops are starting THIS week – take some time out to learn some skills to make your research life easier! Places are limited so book in soon… 67 more words

Events

ISI 2013 impact factors for the top 40 ecology journals

The new impact factors (for 2013) are out, and as in the last years (JCR 2012, JCR 2011 and JCR 2010), I list the 40 most highly cited journals indexed by the… 133 more words

Ecology