New altmetrics conference ‘for the rest of us’ (#1AMconf)
By Mike Taylor | Posted on 28 July 2014
The 1st Altmetrics Conference: London (1:AM) is designed "for the rest of us" – the non-technical, non-field specialist who has an interest in using altmetrics.
Altmetrics refers to data used to measure the impact of scholarly articles. This data is derived from social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, scholarly research tools such as Mendeley, and stories in the mass media and blogs.
Altmetrics has grown rapidly in the last few years …