Has someone blogged about your research? Has someone tweeted about your work? Was your article mentioned on Facebook? Representing the concept alternate (or alternative) metrics, altmetrics encompass methods of evaluating and discovering scholarly work through the use of open data and social media sources.
As an introduction to the still-evolving field of altmetrics, this workshop will explore:
- Sources of altmetric data
- How you can locate article-level altmetric data
- Practical advice for working with altmetrics