Do highly cited researchers successfully use the social web?

@article{MsBleda2014DoHC,
  title={Do highly cited researchers successfully use the social web?},
  author={Amalia M{\'a}s-Bleda and Mike Thelwall and Kayvan Kousha and Isidro F. Aguillo},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={101},
  pages={337-356}
}
Academics can now use the web and the social websites to disseminate scholarly information in a variety of different ways. Although some scholars have taken advantage of these new online opportunities, it is not clear how widespread their uptake is or how much impact they can have. This study assesses the extent to which successful scientists have social web presences, focusing on one influential group: highly cited researchers working at European institutions. It also assesses the impact of… CONTINUE READING
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