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The Rise of Alternative Metrics (Altmetrics) for Research Impact Measurement

Yii Bonn Bong; Ale Ebrahim, Nader

Altmetrics are new metrics proposed as alternatives to impact factor for journals as well as individual citation indexes (h-index). Altmetrics uses online activities to measure the impact, buzz and word of mouth for scientific information. It includes new methods to measure the usage at citation level.

Cite as: Bong, Y. B., Ale Ebrahim, N. (3 April 2017). The Rise of Alternative Metrics (Altmetrics) for Research Impact Measurement, Asia Research News 2017, DOI: https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.4814215.v1
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