Posts Tagged ‘soft peer review’

October 28, 2010 6

Alt-metrics: A manifesto

By in Evaluation, Social Media, Statistics, Web 2.0

Tweet J. Priem, D. Taraborelli, P. Groth, C. Neylon (2010), Alt-metrics: A manifesto, (v.1.0), 26 October 2010. No one can read everything. We rely on filters to make sense of the scholarly literature, but the narrow, traditional filters are being swamped. However, the growth of new, online scholarly tools allows us to make new [...]

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September 22, 2010 15

ReaderMeter: Crowdsourcing research impact

By in Announcements, Collaboration, Reference management, Statistics, Visualization, Web 2.0

Tweet Readers of this blog are not new to my ramblings on soft peer review, social metrics and post-publication impact measures: can we measure the impact of scientific research based on usage data from collaborative annotation systems, social bookmarking services and social media? should we expect major discrepancies between citation-based and readership-based impact measures? are [...]

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March 4, 2009 1

Scientific Publications 3.0

By in Conferences, e-Science, Web 2.0, Writing

Tweet is hosting an electronic conference (sponsored by the Liquid Publications project) on the impact of Web 2.0 technologies on the format of a scientific paper and, more generally, on their effect on knowledge production practices in the scientific community. It currently features three target articles open to online discussion: What Science can learn [...]

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