July 31, 2021

Just Released: “Article-Level Metrics — A SPARC Primer”

From a SPARC Announcement: SPARC [has] released a new community resource, Article-Level Metrics — A SPARC Primer, delving into Article-Level Metrics (ALMs) an emerging hot topic in the scholarly publishing arena. Article-Level Metrics (ALMs) are rapidly emerging as important tools to quantify how individual articles are being discussed, shared, and used. This new SPARC primer […]

Google Scholar Launches Metrics for Publications

As we pointed out a few week’s ago we haven’t heard a lot from Google Scholar in the past year while Microsoft has been doing great work with the Microsoft Academic Search product. However, in the past couple of days Google has announced a useful enhancement by adding some metrics for publications in GS database. […]