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Consideration of altmetrics and alt-products

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An interesting blog post last week by Carly Strasser, CDL, appeared on the London School of Economics and Political Science Blog

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Universities can improve academic services through wider recognition of altmetrics and alt-products

Dr. Strasser provides an overview of altmetrics and how universities might begin to incorporate altmetrics into their own services.

“…A movement is descending upon academia that will change the way we consider research outputs and researcher impact. Like any good movement, there is still much debate about what altmetrics means, and how it relates to “article-level metrics” (ALMs)…”

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