Performance Measurement and Metrics: Volume 18 Issue 1


The international journal of library assessment, value and impact

Table of contents - Special Issue: Altmetrics and Digital Libraries

Guest Editors: Anna Maria Tammaro

Principles to guide reliable and ethical research evaluation using metric-based indicators of impact

Berenika M. Webster

The purpose of this paper is to summarize and provide context to the recently published Leiden Manifesto, a document written by leading bibliometric researchers, which proposes…

Defining community recommended practice for altmetrics: The NISO alternative metrics project completes its work

Todd A. Carpenter, Nettie M. Lagace

In 2013, the National Information Standards Organization launched a three-year project to identify areas of potential community consensus around these new metrics and then develop…

Bibliometrics and altmetrics literature review: Performance indicators and comparison analysis

Dimitra Karanatsiou, Nikolaos Misirlis, Maro Vlachopoulou

The purpose of this paper is to present the evolution in notions from bibliometrics to altmetrics and confront them taking into consideration specific criteria. The objective of…


Supporting the research feedback loop: Why and how library and information professionals should engage with altmetrics to support research

Andy Tattersall

The purpose of this paper is to explore the opportunities altmetrics offer to library and information professionals as part of their research support provision. This paper…


A comparative study of the impact of Korean research articles in four academic fields using altmetrics

Jane Cho

Alternative metrics (altmetrics) are non-traditional metrics to measure the social impact of research results, which were unable to be assessed by the previous methods, by…

An altmetric analysis of ResearchGate profiles of physics researchers: A study of University of Delhi (India)

Rishabh Shrivastava, Preeti Mahajan

The purpose of this paper is to carry out an altmetric analysis of faculty members and research scholars of Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University of Delhi (India…


Twenty years of readership of library and information science literature under Mendeley’s microscope

Aida Pooladian, Ángel Borrego

Altmetric indicators have been proposed as a complement to citation counts in research evaluation. Conceivably, they might also be used to supplement other methods for estimating…

Constructing a sentiment analysis model for LibQUAL+ comments

Michael Thomas Moore

The purpose of this paper is to establish a data mining model for performing sentiment analysis on open-ended qualitative LibQUAL+ comments, providing a further method for…

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