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Influence of Study Type on Twitter Activity for Medical Research Papers

  title={Influence of Study Type on Twitter Activity for Medical Research Papers},
  author={Jens Peter Andersen and Stefanie Haustein},
Twitter has been identified as one of the most popular and promising altmetrics data sources, as it possibly reflects a broader use of research articles by the general public. Several factors, such as document age, scientific discipline, number of authors and document type, have been shown to affect the number of tweets received by scientific documents. The particular meaning of tweets mentioning scholarly papers is, however, not entirely understood and their validity as impact indicators… 

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