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#1
David Crotty
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 14, 2017: European Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28924399/changing-the-rules-of-the-game-how-do-we-measure-success-in-social-media
#2
REVIEW
Aisling M Hogan, Desmond C Winter
Ours will be the generation proud to say we shifted the sands of educational deserts by open access and proliferation, seeding of data sharing, and watering grassroots research in resource-compromised environments. Universal "social" media is defining features of modern professional life that provide powerful modes of knowledge acquisition/sharing to that end. Altmetric and other measurements stratify academic communications according to this alternate, online media presence (not academic penetrance). Are they meaningless, self-absorbed integers, or reliable yardsticks of scientific and educational prowess? Far beyond this trite, patronizing question from the minds of outdated, terrified technophobes, the real impact of "social" media is not narcissistic solipsism...
September 2017: Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28899440/the-impact-of-social-media-promotion-with-infographics-and-podcasts-on-research-dissemination-and-readership
#3
Brent Thoma, Heather Murray, Simon York Ming Huang, William Ken Milne, Lynsey J Martin, Christopher M Bond, Rohit Mohindra, Alvin Chin, Calvin H Yeh, William B Sanderson, Teresa M Chan
OBJECTIVE: In 2015 and 2016, the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM) Social Media (SoMe) Team collaborated with established medical websites to promote CJEM articles using podcasts and infographics while tracking dissemination and readership. METHODS: CJEM publications in the "Original Research" and "State of the Art" sections were selected by the SoMe Team for podcast and infographic promotion based on their perceived interest to emergency physicians...
September 13, 2017: CJEM
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28864427/social-media-for-the-dissemination-of-cochrane-child-health-evidence-evaluation-study
#4
Michele P Dyson, Amanda S Newton, Kassi Shave, Robin M Featherstone, Denise Thomson, Aireen Wingert, Ricardo M Fernandes, Lisa Hartling
BACKGROUND: Health care providers value ready access to reliable synthesized information to support point-of-care decision making. Web-based communities, facilitated by the adoption of social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, are increasingly being used for knowledge dissemination, bridging the gap between knowledge generation and synthesis and knowledge implementation. OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to implement and evaluate a structured social media strategy, using multiple platforms, to disseminate Cochrane Child Health evidence to health care providers caring for children...
September 1, 2017: Journal of Medical Internet Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28837664/the-unbearable-emptiness-of-tweeting-about-journal-articles
#5
Nicolas Robinson-Garcia, Rodrigo Costas, Kimberley Isett, Julia Melkers, Diana Hicks
Enthusiasm for using Twitter as a source of data in the social sciences extends to measuring the impact of research with Twitter data being a key component in the new altmetrics approach. In this paper, we examine tweets containing links to research articles in the field of dentistry to assess the extent to which tweeting about scientific papers signifies engagement with, attention to, or consumption of scientific literature. The main goal is to better comprehend the role Twitter plays in scholarly communication and the potential value of tweet counts as traces of broader engagement with scientific literature...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28817430/beyond-citation-rates-a-real-time-impact-analysis-of-health-professions-education-research-using-altmetrics
#6
Lauren A Maggio, Holly S Meyer, Anthony R Artino
PURPOSE: To complement traditional citation-based metrics, which take years to accrue and indicate only academic attention, academia has begun considering altmetrics or alternative metrics, which provide timely feedback on an article's impact by tracking its dissemination via nontraditional outlets, such as blogs and social media, across audiences. This article describes altmetrics and examines altmetrics attention, outlets used, and top article characteristics for health professions education (HPE) research...
August 16, 2017: Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28795974/tracking-the-scholarly-conversation-in-health-professions-education-an-introduction-to-altmetrics
#7
Holly S Meyer, Anthony R Artino, Lauren A Maggio
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 8, 2017: Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28776004/altmetrics-broadening-impact-or-amplifying-voices
#8
EDITORIAL
C R Sugimoto, V Larivière
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 26, 2017: ACS Central Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28764311/altmetrics-a-collated-adjunct-beyond-citations-for-scholarly-impact-a-systematic-review
#9
REVIEW
Basavaraj Patthi, Monika Prasad, Ritu Gupta, Ashish Singla, Jishnu Krishna Kumar, Kuldeep Dhama, Irfan Ali, Lav Kumar Niraj
INTRODUCTION: In emerging Figures, scholars are unifying social media tools like blogs, Twitter, and Mendeley into their professional communications. The online, open nature of these tools reveals the scholarly action to be clear and unambiguous. Metrics which is set on these activities could enlighten broader, faster measures of impact, supplementing traditional citation metrics. AIM: The present review aims to analyse the correlation of altmetrics with the traditional citations in medical research...
June 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28751106/altmetrics-a-measure-of-social-attention-toward-scientific-research
#10
Akshay D Baheti, Puneet Bhargava
The quality and effect of scientific research is traditionally measured by citation-based metrics. However, the internet and social media revolution has led to radical changes in the way scientific information is shared and how it affects the world. Alternative metrics (altmetrics) is a rapidly evolving measure to quantify social media attention received by a scientific work. It is a complement to the conventional metrics and has tremendous potential in enabling faster alternative ways of evaluating research impact...
July 24, 2017: Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28734099/measuring-the-social-impact-of-dental-research-an-insight-into-the-most-influential-articles-on-the-web
#11
K Delli, C Livas, F K L Spijkervet, A Vissink
OBJECTIVES: To identify the most discussed dental articles on the Web and to assess the association between the intensity of online attention, publication characteristics, and citations. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An Altmetric Explorer search was conducted for articles published in the 91 dental journals included in 2015 InCites(™) Journal Citation Report(®) and mentioned online at all times. The 100 articles with the highest online attention, as measured by the "Altmetric Attention Score" (AAS), were screened for journal title, quartile of impact factor distribution (Q1-Q4), publication date, origin and affiliation of first author, article topic, type, and access...
July 22, 2017: Oral Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28719136/comparing-alternative-and-traditional-dissemination-metrics-in-medical-education
#12
REVIEW
Aysah Amath, Kristin Ambacher, John J Leddy, Timothy J Wood, Christopher J Ramnanan
CONTEXT: The impact of academic scholarship has traditionally been measured using citation-based metrics. However, citations may not be the only measure of impact. In recent years, other platforms (e.g. Twitter) have provided new tools for promoting scholarship to both academic and non-academic audiences. Alternative metrics (altmetrics) can capture non-traditional dissemination data such as attention generated on social media platforms. OBJECTIVES: The aims of this exploratory study were to characterise the relationships among altmetrics, access counts and citations in an international and pre-eminent medical education journal, and to clarify the roles of these metrics in assessing the impact of medical education academic scholarship...
September 2017: Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28714813/altmetrics-a-practical-guide-for-librarians-researchers-and-academics-edited-by-andy-tattersall
#13
Bethany Kenyon
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2017: Medical Reference Services Quarterly
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28670207/introducing-altmetrics-to-the-journal-of-the-medical-library-association
#14
EDITORIAL
Katherine G Akers
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2017: Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28645362/measuring-most-informative-titles-declarative-titles-as-a-knowledge-translation-dissemination-tool-is-possible-using-altmetrics
#15
Jessie McGowan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2017: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28636802/2016-impact-factor-for-acta-physiologica-is-4-9
#16
EDITORIAL
P B Persson
How should we best measure journal quality? This never-ending-question remains to be resolved, yet the impact factor receives by far most attention.(1) Suggestions for better metrics (e.g. altmetrics(2) or the Eigenfactor(3) ) soon outnumbers the long list of impact factor flaws This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
June 21, 2017: Acta Physiologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28636619/what-do-computer-scientists-tweet-analyzing-the-link-sharing-practice-on-twitter
#17
Marco Schmitt, Robert Jäschke
Twitter communication has permeated every sphere of society. To highlight and share small pieces of information with possibly vast audiences or small circles of the interested has some value in almost any aspect of social life. But what is the value exactly for a scientific field? We perform a comprehensive study of computer scientists using Twitter and their tweeting behavior concerning the sharing of web links. Discerning the domains, hosts and individual web pages being tweeted and the differences between computer scientists and a Twitter sample enables us to look in depth at the Twitter-based information sharing practices of a scientific community...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28600839/social-media-presence-of-otolaryngology-journals-the-past-present-and-future
#18
Kevin Wong, Jacquelyn Piraquive, Jessica R Levi
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Evaluate the use of Twitter by otolaryngology journals and determine the relationship between social media altmetrics and measures of academic impact. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional analysis. METHODS: Twitter profiles from the top 50 otolaryngology journals per 2016 SCImago Journal & Country Rank (SJR) were included. Twitter activity for each profile was calculated using Twitonomy analytics and Riffle software. Social media influence was measured using Klout scores...
June 10, 2017: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28532921/altmetrics-in-scientific-research-flash-in-the-pan-or-transformative-innovation
#19
COMMENT
James Richard Bean
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2017: World Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496225/altmetric-analysis-of-2015-dental-literature-a-cross-sectional-survey
#20
J Kolahi, P Iranmanesh, S Khazaei
Introduction To report and analyse Altmetric data of all dental articles and journals in 2015.Methods To identify all 2015 dental articles, PubMed was searched via Altmetric platform using the following query: ("2015/1/1"[PDAT]: "2015/12/31"[PDAT]) AND jsubsetd[text] NOT 2016[PDAT] on November 12, 2016. Altmetric data of all 2015 dental articles and journals were extracted and analysed by Microsoft Office Excel 2016 using descriptive statistics, graphs and trend-line analysis. To find the most important and influential Altmetric factors, multi-layered perceptron artificial neural network was employed using SPSS 22...
May 12, 2017: British Dental Journal
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