about

altmetrics is the creation and study of new metrics based on the Social Web for analyzing, and informing scholarship.

Our vision is summarized in:

J. Priem, D. Taraborelli, P. Groth, C. Neylon (2010), Altmetrics: A manifesto, 26 October 2010. http://altmetrics.org/manifesto

You can follow the ongoing discussion on Twitter via the #altmetrics tag or via the respective groups on Mendeley, Google Groups, FriendFeed or LinkedIn.

Tools

Browse a directory of noteworthy altmetrics apps.

Media

Watch videos of altmetrics presentations.

Press

Media and press coverage can be found on this page.
The Guardian The Chronicle of Higher Education Wired Science Nature Times Higher Education Forbes IEEE Spectrum PLOS

Workshops

Contact

priem [at] email.unc.edu