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Responsible use of metrics. 1.

Responsible use of metrics

Preamble Loughborough University is proud of its achievements in research to date and has ambitious plans for the future in line with the ‘Building Excellence’ strategy. The quality of our research clearly affects the academic, social, economic and environmental impact it has. Maximising the visibility of our research is equally important to delivering that impact and bibliometric indicators are currently attracting much attention in these regards. Bibliometrics: an Overview. How to reach a wider audience for your research. In today’s age of knowledge abundance, the scholarly community is turning its attention to the use of social media channels and other online platforms.

How to reach a wider audience for your research

Scholars have been increasingly integrating these tools into their everyday work, creating enormous potential to capture the digital traces of their research. Not surprisingly, then, in recent years academics have shown a growing interest in non-traditional ways of evaluating their scholarly ‘impact’. These altmetrics, short for alternative metrics, allow researchers to gauge the impact and reach of their research in the social web beyond traditional citation counting.

Here we offer practical advice on how to make the most of the opportunities provided by altmetrics. Misleading Metrics. Connecting Research and Researchers. Bibliometricians meeting - Webcast@OU. Welcome to Ranking Web of Universities. Google Scholar Metrics for Publications. Most researchers are familiar with well-established journals and conferences in their field.

Google Scholar Metrics for Publications

They are often less familiar with newer publications or publications in related fields - there're simply too many! Today, we’re introducing Google Scholar Metrics: an easy way for authors to quickly gauge the visibility and influence of recent articles in scholarly publications. To get started, you can browse the top 100 publications in several languages, ordered by their five-year h-index and h-median metrics. You can also search for publications by words in their titles. Scimago Journal & Country Rank. MyRI Homepage.

Altmetrics