Kim Holmberg

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This paper investigates disciplinary differences in how researchers use the microblogging site Twitter. Tweets from selected researchers in ten disciplines (astrophysics, biochemistry, digital humanities, economics, history of science, cheminformatics, cognitive science, drug discovery, social network analysis, and sociology) were collected and analyzed(More)
In September 2013 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published its Working Group 1 report, the first comprehensive assessment of physical climate science in six years, constituting a critical event in the societal debate about climate change. This paper analyses the nature of this debate in one public forum: Twitter. Using statistical methods,(More)
It has been shown that information collected from and about links between web pages and web sites can reflect real world phenomena and relationships between the organizations they represent. Yet, government linking has not been extensively studied from a webometric point of view. The aim of this study was to increase the knowledge of governmental(More)
It is known that there are significant correlations between linking and geographical patterns. Although interlinking patterns have been studied in various contexts, co-inlinking patterns on the Web have only been studied as indicator of business competitive positions. This research studies the use of co-inlinks to local government Web sites, assesses(More)
Purpose: Second Life is a user-created online virtual world, which is a place where people with shared interests can meet and be together and share information. The purpose of this study is to investigate whether Second Life communities foster and nurture social capital, whether social capital within Second Life is related to social capital outside the(More)
This brief communication presents preliminary findings on automated Twitter accounts distributing links to scientific papers deposited on the preprint repository arXiv. It discusses the implication of the presence of such bots from the perspective of social media metrics (altmetrics), where mentions of scholarly documents on Twitter have been suggested as a(More)
As universities have entered a time of increased demand for public outreach and measurable impact, the universities are also exploring social media for student recruitment and science communication. Because many of the popular social media sites are free to use they could provide more democratic channels for organizational communication and marketing(More)
attribution 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 9 (3%) Target 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0%) None 19 23 25 26 29 27 28 27 18 222 (82%) Total 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 270 (100%) Table 4. Sentiment in the tweets of article links. Sentiment Wiley Science Direct Springer JSTOR PLOS ONE PNAS Science Nature DOI Total Neutral 29 28 29 27 30 29 28 30 30 260 (96%) Positive 1 2 1 3 0 1 2(More)