Altmetrics for Information Professionals, 1st Edition

  • Kim Johan Holmberg
  • Published By: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0081002777
  • ISBN-13: 9780081002773
  • DDC: 010.727
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 316 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released April 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This title presents some of the key ideas in earlier research that have been driving the evolution from bibliometrics to webometrics, and with the advent of social media to altmetrics. It explores some of the most important data sources of altmetrics, including aggregators and different stakeholders and discusses both the shortcomings and possible future trends in this field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: The Past.
2: The Present.
3: The Future.