Research Tools: Cite-O-Meter Provides Estimated Number of Times Articles by a Specific Publisher are Cited in Wikipedia
The Open Access Report in the just released issue (September 2014) of This Month in GLAM from the GLAM-WIKI Project includes news that the interactive Cite-O-Meter tool has received has been updated with new tech for better data visualizations.
What is the Cite-O-Meter?
Using the Wikipedia API, Cite-o-Meter searches for occurrences of a DOI prefix in the main namespace of these Wikipedias. The Wikipedia Cite-o-Meter provides a conservative estimate of the number of times journal articles from a particular publisher are cited in the 100 largest Wikipedia.
By Publisher: Number of Citations of Articles by Published Nature Publishing Group
By Publisher: American Library Association
By Wikipedia: Top Publishers in the English Wikipedia
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.