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Modified Kardashian index (MK-index): A measure of discrepant social media profile for scientists

Ale Ebrahim, Nader

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  <identifier identifierType="DOI">10.5281/zenodo.16469</identifier>
      <creatorName>Ale Ebrahim, Nader</creatorName>
      <familyName>Ale Ebrahim</familyName>
      <affiliation>Research Support Unit, Centre for Research Services, Institute of Research Management and Monitoring (IPPP), University of Malaya, Malaysia</affiliation>
    <title>Modified Kardashian index (MK-index): A measure of discrepant social media profile for scientists</title>
    <subject>Kardashian index, H-index, Publication marketing, Improve citations, Maximized research visibility, Increase research impact</subject>
    <date dateType="Issued">2015-03-30</date>
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    <rights rightsURI="">Creative Commons Zero v1.0 Universal</rights>
    <rights rightsURI="info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess">Open Access</rights>
    <description descriptionType="Abstract">&lt;p&gt;This study propose a &amp;ldquo;Modified Kardashian index&amp;rdquo; (MK-index), a measure of discrepancy between a scientist&amp;rsquo;s publication record and social media based on the Hall (2014) K-index. A direct comparison of numbers of citations on Google Scholar and Twitter followers, are used to measure the MK-Index.&lt;/p&gt;</description>
    <description descriptionType="Other">Unpublished paper</description>
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