Alt-metrics – an additional way to measure scientific impact

The speed of alt-metrics presents the opportunity to create real-time recommendation and collaborative filtering systems: instead of subscribing to dozens of tables-of-contents, a researcher could get a feed of this week’s most significant work in her field. This becomes especially powerful when combined with quick “alt-publications” like blogs or preprint servers, shrinking the communication cycle […]

New ways for online Academic Peer Review

  Source: www.nytimes.com/2010/08/24/arts/24peer.html?pagewanted=2&_r=3 “What we’re experiencing now is the most important transformation in our reading and writing tools since the invention of movable type,” said Katherine Rowe, a Renaissance specialist and media historian at Bryn Mawr College. “The way scholarly exchange is moving is radical, and we need to think about what it means for […]

Trends in Science 2.0

Onderstaand artikel gaat over de trends in Science 2.0 Link: http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/2961/2573 Met dank aan: Wilfred Mijnhardt Samenvatting: Iedereen is auteur en schrijft blogs en tweets (microblog): artikelen met workflow “werk, schrijf, publiceer” daalt. (publish-then-filter approach) Meer gefragmenteerde wetenschappelijke output met ‘draft’ status Open peer review/discussies van deze wetenschappelijke fragmenten (“Liquid science”) Hiervoor moeten alle wetenschappelijke […]