For academic journal articles Altmetric badges are a widely used and well understood measurement of impact. Historically, due to both complexities in the data and differences in the way audiences engage with the content, it has been more difficult to provide the same kind of insights into the impact of books and book chapters.
How Dimensions allows publishers and institutions to escape the limitations of siloed data
Since Dimensions launched in January, Digital Science has been talking and writing about how the platform breaks down barriers between different types information that have previously been siloed. But how do silos develop and why are they so damaging?
EBSCO Information Services is releasing a new DRM-free e-book solution in April, and is leading the way in user experience and library choice
Until recently, the evaluation of research output and impact has focused largely on journal articles
Academia and industry working together toward a common goal: to make the world a better place. Most of us would agree this is a worthy aspiration
From the Journal Impact Factor to the latest altmetrics, scholarly players are crying out for metrics to be used responsibly, reports Rebecca Pool
Nine industry figures give Tim Gillett the low-down on recent developments in discovery as part of the research process