How Many Grains of Salt Must We Take When Looking at Metrics? - The Scholarly Kitchen

lkfitz's bookmarks 2017-02-09

Summary:

"All metrics come with an asterisk, a caveat, a grain of salt — or several grains of salt. What follows is a review of some of the strengths and limitation of different metrics around citation, attention, and usage. For each product or platform, I am making a judgement on how many grains of salt one should keep in mind when using the data."

Link:

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/02/08/49186/

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Tags:

oa.new oa.usage oa.citations oa.crossref oa.wos oa.scopus oa.citescore oa.google.scholar oa.altmetrics oa.researchgate oa.downloads oa.metrics

Date tagged:

02/09/2017, 11:15

Date published:

02/09/2017, 06:15