Grand challenges in altmetrics: heterogeneity, data quality and dependencies

  title={Grand challenges in altmetrics: heterogeneity, data quality and dependencies},
  author={Stefanie Haustein},
With increasing uptake among researchers, social media are finding their way into scholarly communication and, under the umbrella term altmetrics, are starting to be utilized in research evaluation. Fueled by technological possibilities and an increasing demand to demonstrate impact beyond the scientific community, altmetrics have received great attention as potential democratizers of the scientific reward system and indicators of societal impact. This paper focuses on the current challenges… CONTINUE READING

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