publication . Article . Other literature type . Preprint . 2019

Altmetrics, alternative indicators for Web of Science Communication journals

Repiso, Rafael; Castillo-Esparcia, Antonio; Torres-Salinas, Daniel;
Open Access English
  • Published: 10 Mar 2019
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
ABSTRACT.The aim of this study is to analyse the occurrence of communication journals in the so-called Altmetrics (Facebook, Mendeley, Twitter, etc.) and how these indicators relate to each other and to the citations received. To this end, we study how the articles published by the Journal Citation Reports of the Web of Science for the 5-year period 2013–2017 on the Altmetric.com platform are registered. The results show how only a few platforms have significant coverage for studying the whole and in the case of Mendeley and Twit-ter, the coverage is superior to the citations offered by Web of Science. There is a proven relationship between citations and their o...
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free text keywords: Scientometrics, Altmetrics, Journals, Communication, Webmetrics, Social Media, Mendeley, General Social Sciences, Library and Information Sciences, Computer Science Applications, New media, Sociology, Citation, Web of science, Scopus, World Wide Web, Communication studies
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