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Rethinking Impact: Applying Altmetrics to Southern African Research

  title={Rethinking Impact: Applying Altmetrics to Southern African Research},
  author={Cameron Neylon and M. Willmers and T. King},
  • Cameron Neylon, M. Willmers, T. King
  • Published 2014
  • Geography
  • A fundamental concern for institutions around the world is maximising the effectiveness and efficiency of their investment in delivering their mission; this is perhaps most acutely the case for institutions in the developing world that are forced to balance challenging social responsiveness agendas with the rigours of the increasingly competitive global higher education environment. This is often expressed as a concern to maximise the “impact” of funded research, where impact is intended to… CONTINUE READING
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