Category Archives: Coding

Open Access items and altmetrics

Lib4RI aka libraries of the four research institutes of the ETH-Domain announced some days ago that they have made a list of all Open Access journals included in Science Citation Index Expanded 2013 (SCIE). Nice work! Matching is done against … Continue reading

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Software, slides, videos, e-prints and articles

There are now three separate and partly overlapping views on (alt)metrics of Aalto University research outputs, published roughly during the last decade. Majority is from recent years, but few date back to early 2000. The variety and incompleteness reflects the … Continue reading

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Altmetrics from different angles

As of this week, there are exactly 900 articles published by Aalto University since 2007 recorded by Web of Science of Thomson Reuters, having a DOI, and with some altmetrics aggregated by Altmetric. With this data at hand, I made … Continue reading

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Status update

Just came here to mention briefly that now the new altmetrics app has also a tab for a ggvis graph. I made it to show the comparison between the number of authors and Web of Science citations by Thomson Reuters. … Continue reading

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New take in recent (alt)metrics

Since November last year, quite a lot has been going on in altmetrics and various tools supporting their use. Of course, new research articles has been authored and published, too. A while ago, RStudio launched ShinyApps.io, a hosted version of … Continue reading

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Exercise in mapping GBIF data

I know it is a bit pathetic to advertise your doings elsewhere. Still, because this is my last working week before a longish holiday during which I might encounter one or two of the data items in question, I’ll let … Continue reading

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Scraping journal data

One of those data wrangling tools I’ve had in mind to have a look at, is the Google Chrome extension Scraper. Jens Finnäs has a good tutorial on how to start using it. The crux is that you are somewhat … Continue reading

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Data from the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Last Sunday was the Finnish Music Day. That reminded me of the historically important data set of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. The data includes details not just from the concerts performed by the Orchestra itself, but also from all concerts … Continue reading

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Views to Open Access journals

Some days ago, Alasdair Rae wrote in his blog under the raedar about OA journals under the title A World of Open Access. In there, he had a number of clear charts on various aspects on these journals, based on … Continue reading

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Locale from the ORCID Public Data File

After one year from its start, the ORCID community has published the first Public Data File. I downloaded it, and had a brief look at the data. It comes both in XML and JSON, one file per ORCID record. The … Continue reading

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