Journal article Open Access
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.
The Rise of Alternative Metrics (Altmetrics) for Research Impact Measurement.pdf