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