publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

The ecstasy and the agony of the altmetric score

Christian Gumpenberger; Wolfgang Glänzel; Juan Gorraiz;
Open Access
  • Published: 28 May 2016
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
Altmetrics have gained momentum and are meant to overcome the shortcomings of citation-based metrics. In this regard some light is shed on the dangers associated with the new "all-in-one" indicator altmetric score.
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free text keywords: General Social Sciences, Library and Information Sciences, Computer Science Applications, Econometrics, Altmetrics, Ecstasy, Citation, Psychology, Social science
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