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Altmetrics are the central way of measuring communication in the digital age but what do they miss?

Scott, Nick (2012) Altmetrics are the central way of measuring communication in the digital age but what do they miss? Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Dec 2012). Website.

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Abstract

Inspired by the push towards altmetrics, Nick Scott sees great potential to better communicate indicators of academic success. But this does constitute impact? Here, he puts forward questions on media mentions, website page hits and the ‘dark stuff’.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s) CC BY 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2017 12:12
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2019 00:35
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72592

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