Accessing Altermetric Data: a quick how to

Dear fellow student, I hereby want to share an interesting way to get access to an extensive data set in the field of Altmetrics. Several well developed Altmetric data providers collect a variety of metrics, thereby covering a large part of social attention that papers receive. One of these platforms is In order…

Fig 1. scientific citations in a patent publication do not allow scientometric measures

Scientometrics and Scientific Citations in Patent a database

Scientometrics is a science that provides quantitative measures for evaluation of scientific output through analysis of bibliographic information. It is most commonly used in studies on impact and reach of scientific works. In economics its most prominent use can be found in policy evaluation and research on innovation. Such studies make use of the fact…

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Promotion of Scientific Work: Thesis Proposal

Promotion of scientific work via social media platforms and the development of supporting research indicators. (Tentative Title) We are looking for students that want to explore a research theme in the area of scientometrics, which is the study of measuring and analyzing science, technology and innovation. In particular, we are looking for ‘self-starter’ students that are…