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Everyday altmetrics

Show me the numbers A while ago I was contacted by an academic person from one of the Schools of Aalto University. They wanted to have a quick look on how their publications from last year had performed altmetrics-wise. We … Continue reading

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Open landscape

In his recent blog posting Understanding the implications of Open Citations – how far along are we?, Aaron Tay from Singapore Management University gives a compact and clear overview on open citations. As Tay rightly notes, With the recent interest … Continue reading

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OpenCitations Corpus

Citations are central to scientific communication. Despite increasing doubts in their very-old-school use in measuring impact, citations are still very much alive in that part of academia too. What is nice is that in OpenCitations Corpus (OCC) we have now … Continue reading

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Hilite Pure

When you are a customer of a web-based service that allows you to tweak only some elements of the web appearance but not all of them, you begin to wonder should you do something about it yourself. One such service … Continue reading

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One year makes a (small) difference

Time goes by, publications get attention, metrics accrue. Or do they? To find out what happens locally in small scale and in a short time frame, in one year, I re-queried the Altmetric API and WoS for our items at … Continue reading

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PLOS article-level metrics as a D3.js graph

Some weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the D3.js learning workshop in Tampere, arranged by Open Knowledge Finland, Open Data Tampere Region et al. As a teacher, we had Miska Knapek. A nice and useful day at Itsenäisyydenkatu … Continue reading

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