There are so many great resources out there! We’ve selected a brief list to get you started without overwhelming you with too many options.
Check out the succinct handouts and guides at WhatAreAltmetrics?
Watch this video guide to altmetrics for beginners.
Still want to know more? This reading list from ResponsibleMetrics.org is really good.
- Hicks, D., Wouters, P., Waltman, L., de Rijcke, S., and Rafols, I. (2015) ‘Bibliometrics: The Leiden Manifesto for research metrics.’ Nature. 520, 429-431. doi:10.1038/520429a
- Priem, J., Taraborelli,, D., Groth, P. and Neylon, C. (2010) Altmetrics: a manifesto.
- Costas, R., Zahedi, Z. and Wouters, P. (2014) ‘Do altmetrics correlate with citations? Extensive comparison of altmetric indicators with citations from a multidisciplinary perspective.’ JASIST 66(10). (preprint)
- Thelwall, M. (2016). Interpreting correlations between citation counts and other indicators. Scientometrics, 108(1), 337-347. (preprint)