Altmetrics: Documenting the Story of Research

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Against the Grain, ISSN: 1043-2094, Vol: 28, Issue: 1, Page: 16-18

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Lauren Brittany Collister, Timothy S. Deliyannides
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As the scholarly communication system becomes increasingly diverse, new tools arise that allow scholars to tell the story of their research and evaluate how their work is being used after its publication. The set of tools known as altmetrics have had an impact on journal article evaluation in particular.