Tweeting biomedicine: an analysis of tweets and citations in the biomedical literature

@article{Haustein2013TweetingBA,
  title={Tweeting biomedicine: an analysis of tweets and citations in the biomedical literature},
  author={Stefanie Haustein and Isabella Peters and Cassidy R. Sugimoto and Mike Thelwall and Vincent Larivi{\`e}re},
  journal={CoRR},
  year={2013},
  volume={abs/1308.1838}
}
Data collected by social media platforms have recently been introduced as a new source for indicators to help measure the impact of scholarly research in ways that are complementary to traditional citation-based indicators. Data generated from social media activities related to scholarly content can be used to reflect broad types of impact. This paper aims to provide systematic evidence regarding how often Twitter is used to diffuse journal articles in the biomedical and life sciences. The… CONTINUE READING
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