A take on altmetrics and their role in the changing scholarly landscape
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Metrics, and the responsible use of them, remains a hot topic for many institutions, particularly those in the UK who have been gearing up for their REF submissions.
This and other challenges were the focus of discussion at a recent Lis-bibliometrics event held at the University of Manchester earlier in 2020.
We caught up with one of the presenters from the day, Gemma Derrick, to get her take on altmetrics and their role in the changing scholarly landscape.