altmetrics is a newly developed means of measuring impact based on data from social media, such as blogs, tweets, bookmarks and downloads.
Mendeley provides a convenient solution for collecting citations and references from scholarly databases and enables academics to collaborate and interact.
A reference management programme normally consists of a database with references to all necessary bibliographic data (author, title, year, publisher, page numbers etc.).
Social network media are defined as a group of technologies which all allow virtual interaction and communication between sender and receiver.