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Measure for Measure: Altmetrics (June 2017): Works Cited

By Beth Juhl

Works Cited

Key to pricing information for altmetrics tools/websites: the symbol ($$) indicates a subscription resource; contact publisher for pricing. The symbol (&) indicates some free content, but added functionality requires a subscription or membership. Sites accompanied by a price symbol (O) are open-access resources, freely available to individuals. URLs were last visited March 2017.

Academia. (O)

Adie, Euan. “The Rise of Altmetrics.” In Altmetrics: A Practical Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Academics, ed. by Andy Tattersall, 67–82. Facet Publishing, 2016.

Altmetric. Digital Science. ($$)

Altmetric Explorer for Institutions. ($$)

Altmetric Explorer for Publishers. ($$)

Altmetric Support.

Altmetrics: A Practical Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Academics, ed. by Andy Tattersall. Facet Publishing, 2016.

The Altmetrics Conference: An Annual Conference for People Who Work with Alternative Metrics.

Altmetrics: What, Why and Where?” [Special Section]. Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 39, no. 4 (April–May, 2013).

Article-Influence Score. Thomson Reuters.

Article-Level Metrics. SPARC.

Article-Level Metrics (ALMs). Public Library of Science. (O)

arXiv. Cornell University Library. (CH, Jun’15, 52-5098) .

Barbic, David, et al. “An Analysis of Altmetrics in Emergency Medicine.” Academic Emergency Medicine 23, no. 3 (March 1, 2016): 251–68. doi:10.1111/acem.12898.

Beyond Bibliometrics: Harnessing Multidimensional Indicators of Scholarly Impact, ed. by Blaise Cronin and Cassidy R. Sugimoto. MIT, 2014 (CH, Dec’14, 52-1729).

Björneborn, Lennart, and Peter Ingwersen. “Toward a Basic Framework for Webometrics.” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 55, no. 14 (December 1, 2004): 1216–1227. doi:10.1002/asi.20077.

Book Citation Index. Clarivate Analytics. ($$)

Bookmarklet for Researchers. Altmetric. (O)

Borgman, Christine L. Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet. MIT, 2007 (CH, Apr’08, 45-4424).

Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Wiley.

Carpenter, Todd. “Plum Goes Orange—Elsevier Acquires Plum Analytics.The Scholarly Kitchen (February 2, 2017).

CiteScore: Journal Metrics. Elsevier. (O)

CiteULike: Everyone’s Library. (O)        

Crossref. (O)

Crossref Event Data. (O)

DataCite. (O)

De Bellis, Nicola. Bibliometrics and Citation Analysis: From the Science Citation Index to Cybermetrics. Scarecrow, 2009.

DORA News Archives. American Society for Cell Biology.

Eigenfactor: Revealing the Structure of Science.

EndNote. Clarivate Analytics. (CH, Jul’15, 52-5637).

Evidence Based Library and Information Practice. University of Alberta Learning Services.

F1000: Faculty of 1000. (CH, Apr’07, 44-4201). ($$)

F1000Prime. (&)

F1000 Research: F1000 Faculty Reviews. (O)

figshare: Credit for All Your Research. Digital Science. (&)

The Formation of CrossRef: A Short History. Crossref, 2009.

Funding Data—Crossref Metadata Search(O)

Garfield, Eugene. “Citation Indexes for Science: A New Dimension in Documentation through Association of Ideas.” Science 122, no. 3159 (July 15, 1955): 108–111. doi:10.1126/science.122.3159.108.

__________. “The History and Meaning of the Journal Impact Factor.” JAMA 295, no. 1 (January 4, 2006): 90–93. doi:10.1001/jama.295.1.90.

__________. “The Impact Factor.” Current Contents no. 25 (June 20, 1994): 3–7; reprinted as The Thomson Reuters Impact Factor. Clarivate Analytics.

Goethe on Art, selected, ed., and trans. by John Gage. University of California, 1980.

Google Scholar. (O)

Google Scholar Citations.

Hirsch, J. E. “An Index to Quantify an Individual’s Scientific Research Output.”  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102, no. 46 (November 15, 2005): 16569–72. doi:10.1073/pnas.0507655102.

Holmberg, Kim. Altmetrics for Information Professionals: Past, Present and Future. Chandos Publishing, 2016.

iCite. Office of Portfolio Analysis, National Institutes of Health. (O)

Impactstory: Discover the Online Impact of Your Research. (O)

International DOI Foundation.

Journal Citation Reports. Clarivate Analytics. ($$)

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. Wiley.

Konkiel, Stacey, Natalia Madjarevic, and Amy Rees. Altmetrics for Librarians: 100+ Tips, Tricks, and Examples. Altmetric, 2016.

Krausman, Paul R., Kristopher Bishop, and Steven Ottogalli. “Promoting Research beyond Publication.” The Journal of Wildlife Management 80, no. 3 (April 1, 2016): 385–386. doi:10.1002/jwmg.1045

Kudos. (&)

Lazy Scholar. (O)

Lewis, Ruth, Cathy C. Sarli, and Amy M. Suiter. Scholarly Output Assessment Activities. SPEC Kit 346. Association of Research Libraries, 2015.

Mendeley. Elsevier. (CH, May’10, 47-4752). (&)

Michaels, Ann. “Ask the Chefs:  What Is The Role of Social Media in Scholarly Publishing?The Scholarly Kitchen (July 28, 2016).

Monastersky, Richard. “The Number That’s Devouring Science.” The Chronicle of Higher Education 52, no. 8 (October 14, 2005): A12–A17.

Mounce, Ross. “Open Access and Altmetrics: Distinct but Complementary.” Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 39, no. 4 (April–May, 2013): 14–17. doi:10.1002/bult.2013.1720390406.

NISO Alternative Assessment Metrics (Altmetrics) Initiative. National Information Standards Organization.

Open Review. Research Gate. 

Open Science Framework: A Scholarly Commons to Connect the Entire Research Cycle. Center for Open Science.

Outputs of the NISO Alternative Assessment Project. NISO RP-25-2016. National Information Standards Organization, 2016.

ORCID: Connecting Research and Researchers. (&)

Papers: Your Personal Library of Research. ($$)

Peerage of Science: Better Peer Review. (&)

PLOS. Public Library of Science. (CH, Nov’08, 46-1247).

PLOS Collections: Altmetrics. Public Library of Science.

PLOS ONE. Public Library of Science.

Plum Analytics. ($$)

PlumX Dashboards. ($$)

Priem, Jason, et al. “Altmetrics: A Manifesto” (October 26, 2010). 

Priem, Jason, with Stewart Wills. “Altmetrics, Today and Tomorrow.” The Scholarly Kitchen (July 1, 2013).

ProCite. Informer Technologies. (CH, Feb’08, 45-2929).

Publons. (&)

PubMed. U.S. National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine. (CH, Feb’06, 43-3422). (&)

PubMed Central. U.S. National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine. (CH, Sep’11, 49-0313). (&)

PubMed Commons: A Forum for Scientific Discourse. National Center for Biotechnology Information. (&)

PubPeer: The Online Journal Club.

Rapple, Charlie. “Hootsuite for academia? How to Increase the Visibility, Downloads and Impact of Publications Using Kudos.” The London School of Economics and Political Science Impact Blog.

ReadCube. Digital Science.


Reference Manager. Clarivate Analytics. (CH, Jul’09, 46-5932).

RefWorks. ProQuest.

Research Evaluation. Oxford.

Researcher ID. Clarivate Analytics. (&)

ResearchGate. (O)

Responsible Metrics.

Roemer, Robin Chin, and Rachel Borchardt. “Altmetrics.” Library Technology Reports 51, no. 5 (July 2015).

__________. “From Bibliometrics to Altmetrics: A Changing Scholarly Landscape.” College & Research Libraries News 73, no. 10 (November 1, 2012): 596–600.

__________. “Keeping Up with ... Altmetrics.” Keeping Up With (January 2014).

__________. Meaningful Metrics: A 21st Century Librarian’s Guide to Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, and Research Impact. Association of College and Research Libraries, 2015.

San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). American Society for Cell Biology.

Scholarly Communication Toolkit. Association of College and Research Libraries.

The Scholarly Kitchen: What’s Hot & What’s Cooking in Scholarly Publishing. Society for Scholarly Publishing.

Scholarly Metrics under the Microscope: From Citation Analysis to Academic Auditing, ed. by Blaise Cronin and Cassidy R. Sugimoto. ASIS&T Monograph Series. Information Today, 2014 (CH, Dec’14, 52-1729).

Scholarmeter. School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University. (O)

ScienceDirect. Elsevier. (CH, Nov’12, 50-1430).

Science Metrics” [Specials]. Nature (June 16, 2010).

Scientometrics: An International Journal for All Quantitative Aspects of the Science of Science, Communication in Science and Science Policy. Springer.

Scopus. Elsevier. (CH, Jan’15, 52-2504). ($$)

Snowball Metrics Recipe Book, 2nd ed., ed. by Lisa Colledge. Snowball Metrics, 2014.

Snowball Metrics: Standardized Research Metrics—by the Sector for the Sector. (O)

SocArXiv Preprints: Open Library of the Social Sciences. (O)

SSRN [Social Science Research Network]. Elsevier. (CH, May’15, 52-4526). (&)

Stuart, David. Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals. Facet, 2014.

Tananbaum, Greg. Article-Level Metrics: A SPARC Primer. SPARC, 2013.

Tattersall, Andy. “Introduction” in Altmetrics: A Practical Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Academics, ed. by Andy Tattersall, 1–10. Facet Publishing, 2016.

Thelwall, Michael. Introduction to Webometrics: Quantitative Web Research for the Social Sciences. Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and Services, vol. 1, no. 1. Morgan and Claypool, 2009. doi:10.2200/S00176ED1V01Y200903ICR004.

__________. Web Indicators for Research Evaluation: A Practical Guide. Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and Services, vol. 8, no. 4. Morgan and Claypool, 2016. doi:10.2200/S00733ED1V01Y201609ICR052.

University of Pittsburg. Altmetrics: What are Altmetrics?

Utrecht University Library. Research Impact & Visibility: Traditional and Altmetrics.

Van Noorden, Richard. “Metrics: A Profusion of Measures,” Nature 465, no. 7300 (June 16, 2010): 864–866. doi:10.1038/465864a.

Web of Science. Clarivate Analytics. ($$)

Wilsdon, James, et al. The Metric Tide: Report of the Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment and Management. Higher Education Funding Council for England, 2015.

WorldCat. (CH, Sep’11, 49-0004).

Wouters, Paul, and Rodrigo Costas. Users, Narcissism and Control: Tracking the Impact of Scholarly Publications. SURFfoundation, 2012.

Zotero. (CH, Jun’08, 45-5309).