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Social Media

2013

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Anne Rauh

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Social Media And Citation Metrics, Linda M. Galloway, Anne E. Rauh Jun 2013

Social Media And Citation Metrics, Linda M. Galloway, Anne E. Rauh

Anne Rauh

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Social Media And Citation Metrics, Linda M. Galloway, Anne E. Rauh Jan 2013

Social Media And Citation Metrics, Linda M. Galloway, Anne E. Rauh

Anne Rauh

Quantifying scholarly output via traditional citation metrics is the time-honored method to gauge academic success. However, as the tentacles of social media spread into professional personas, scholars are interacting more frequently and more meaningfully with these tools. Measuring the influence and impact of scholarly engagement with online tools and networks is gaining importance in academia today. Assessing the impact of a scholar’s work can be measured by evaluating several factors including the number of peer-reviewed publications, citations to these publications and the influence of the publications. These metrics take a relatively long time to accumulate, some are available only via …