[IRTalk] Impact of Social Sciences – Enter Alternative Metrics: Indicators that capture the value of research and richness of scholarly discourse

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 13:41:35 SAST 2016

Many scholars have begun to turn to alternative metrics over traditional
impact indicators as the online transmission and referencing of research
outputs requires an updated understanding of how research makes an
impact. Danielle Padula and Catherine Williams introduce the changing

This article is an excerpt from The Evolution of Impact Indicators: From
bibliometrics to altmetrics, a collection on the state of research impact
co-produced by Scholastica and Altmetric.

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