Astrophysicists on Twitter: An in-depth analysis of tweeting and scientific publication behavior

@article{Haustein2014AstrophysicistsOT,
  title={Astrophysicists on Twitter: An in-depth analysis of tweeting and scientific publication behavior},
  author={Stefanie Haustein and Timothy D. Bowman and Kim Holmberg and Isabella Peters and Vincent Larivi{\`e}re},
  journal={Aslib J. Inf. Manag.},
  year={2014},
  volume={66},
  pages={279-296}
}
Purpose – This paper analyzes the tweeting behavior of 37 astrophysicists on Twitter and compares their tweeting behavior with their publication behavior and citation impact to show whether they tweet research-related topics or not. Design/methodology/approach – Astrophysicists on Twitter are selected to compare their tweets with their publications from Web of Science. Different user groups are identified based on tweeting and publication frequency. Findings – A moderate negative correlation… CONTINUE READING
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