Altmetrics

InfluScience

Altmetric project funded by scientific research team grants from the Ministry of Science and Innovation of Spain.

Library Catalog Analysis and Library Holdings Counts: Origins, Methodological Issues and Application to the Field of Informetrics

In 2009, Torres-Salinas & Moed proposed the use of library catalogs to analyze the impact and dissemination of academic books in different ways. Library Catalog Analysis (LCA) can be defined as the application of bibliometric techniques to a set of …

Una mirada alternativa a la producción científica de la Sociología española ¿Qué nos dicen las altmetrics?

En los últimos años se han introducido nuevos indicadores denominados altmétricas con los que medir el impacto de la actividad científica. Estos indicadores se obtienen a través de las menciones realizadas desde diferentes medios sociales, existiendo …

Science through Wikipedia: A novel representation of open knowledge through co-citation networks

This study provides an overview of science from the Wikipedia perspective. A methodology has been established for the analysis of how Wikipedia editors regard science through their references to scientific papers. The method of co-citation has been …

Visualizando la discusión de comunidades de interés multisociales

Propuesta metodológica que combina el análisis de redes sociales y los mapas de términos, aplicándola en un estudio de caso en el que mapeamos la discusión producida en Twitter, noticias e informes de políticas públicas en torno a artículos …

Mapping social media attention in Microbiology: identifying main topics and actors

This paper aims to map and identify topics of interest within the field of Microbiology and identify the main sources driving such attention. We combine data from Web of Science and Altmetric.com, a platform which retrieves mentions to scientific …

Do altmetrics promote Open Access? An exploratory analysis on altmetric differences between types of access in the field of Physics

The promotion of Open Science needs new metrics that encourage openness in scientific practices, and can help institutions to monitor it. In 2017, the European Commission (EC) created an Expert Group with the task of informing the commission on the …

Knowmetrics: Knowledge measurement in the digital society

The project combining theoretical propositions with applied developments via the ‘Knowmetrics’ web platform, which constitutes the nucleus of the project and its communication plan.