​About the size of Google Scholar: playing the numbers

Stephen J Bensman notsjb at LSU.EDU
Fri Sep 12 10:05:28 EDT 2014

What are often denounced as “clutter” in GS citations are actually “altmetric” measurements.

Steve B.

From: ASIS&T Special Interest Group on Metrics [mailto:SIGMETRICS at LISTSERV.UTK.EDU] On Behalf Of William Gunn
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On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 12:50 PM, Stephen J Bensman <notsjb at lsu.edu<mailto:notsjb at lsu.edu>> wrote:
you began to see the importance of repositories and other methods of dissemination.

Indeed you do. This is where I think #altmetrics shows promise.

William Gunn | Head of Academic Outreach, Mendeley | @mrgunn
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