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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.