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Tag: impact


altmetrics is a newly developed means of measuring impact based on data from social media, such as blogs, tweets, bookmarks and downloads.

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Citations indicate the use and dissemination of research findings, originally developed as an alternative to classification of subject areas.

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a search engine that indexes scholarly literature that is accessible online and provides citation counts.

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Journal Citation Reports

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is a product from Thomson Reuters that annually publishes Journal Impact Factors (JIF).

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Journal Impact Factors

Journal Impact Factors (JIF) was a system conceived by Eugene Garfield in 1955 as a means of identifying journals for inclusion in Science Citation Index (SCI).

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Journal indexes

Some journal indexes order journals according to their 'quality', while other indexes function more as a directory.

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Journal lists with OA, copyright and impact factor information

Development and use of journal lists with OA, copyright and impact factor information.

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Social network media

Social network media are defined as a group of technologies which all allow virtual interaction and communication between sender and receiver.

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Thomson Reuters Web of Science

Web of Science (WOS) is a cross-discipline database which, together with bibliographic information, includes reference lists from the indexed publications.

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