The presence of academic journals on Twitter and its relationship with dissemination (tweets) and research impact (citations)

@article{Ortega2017ThePO,
  title={The presence of academic journals on Twitter and its relationship with dissemination (tweets) and research impact (citations)},
  author={Jos{\'e} Luis Ortega},
  journal={Aslib J. Inf. Manag.},
  year={2017},
  volume={69},
  pages={674-687}
}
Design/methodology/approach: Four types of journal Twitter accounts (journal, owner, publisher and no Twitter account) were defined to observe differences in the number of tweets and citations. 4,176 articles from 350 journals were extracted from Plum Analytics. This altmetric provider tracks the number of tweets and citations for each paper. Student’s t-test for two-paired samples was used to detect significant differences between each group of journals. Regression analysis was performed to… CONTINUE READING

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