Alternative metrics in practice

Report
Andrea Michalek
[email protected]
@amichalek
@plumanalytics
Altmetrics in Practice
ALM Workshop
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San Francisco – Oct 10, 2013
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"Businesses have spent years
understanding the past,
Twitter has found a way to
measure the present."
Nova Spivack, CEO of Bottlenose
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304441404579118531954483974
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Scholarly Data Exhaust
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PlumX: Built for Big Data
Built for Scale – Our goal is to track all the world’s
researchers, all of their output, and metrics for
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18 Million Researchers Worldwide
>120 Million Scholarly Articles
Map artifacts  people  groups
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Tracks 20+ Types of Artifacts
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Articles
Blog posts
Book chapters
Books
Cases
Clinical Trials
Conference Papers
Data Sets
Figures
Grants
Interviews
• Letters
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Media
Patents
Posters
Presentations
Reports
Source Code
Theses /
Dissertations
• Videos
• Web Pages
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Largest List of Metrics Sources
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Amazon
Bit.ly
CrossRef
Delicious
Dryad
dSpace
ePrints
Facebook
Figshare
Github
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Google+
Medwave
Mendeley
Microsoft
Academic Search
PLOS
PubMed
Reddit
Research Blogging
Scopus
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SlideShare
SourceForge
Stack Overflow
Twitter
USPTO
Vimeo
Wikipedia
Worldcat
YouTube
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Our Approach to Altmetrics
• Citations
• Usage
• Captures
• Mentions
• Social Media
Altmetrics
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PlumX Platform
Crawl
Scrape
API
Bulk Load
Plum
Datastore
Real
Time
Metrics
Crawl
Scrape
API
Bulk Load
Stream
Big Data
Artifacts
People
Algorithms:
• Ranking
• Analytics
• IDR
Researcher Graph
Groups
Products:
• Directories
• Dashboards
• Widgets
• Data API
• And more
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Artifact / Article Level Metrics
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Research Output Summarized
Clear, visual summaries of each researcher’s or group’s output
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PlumX Author Dashboard
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Tabular View
Sortable, table-view of full output.
Exportable to spreadsheets or integrated into other applications.
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PlumX Tracks Groups
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University
Institute
Museum
Department
Lab
Company
Publisher
Journal
Volume
Issue
Collection
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PlumX / Smithsonian
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Search: Measuring Present
Impact Changes the Game
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Embed Metrics Everywhere
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Beyond ALMs: Groupings &
Author Widgets too
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Learn more:
http://www.plumanalytics.com
https://plu.mx
@plumanalytics
@amichalek
Andrea Michalek
[email protected]
215.280.1805
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