The Journal of Altmetrics, a publication of Levy Library Press, is proud to announce that its first article is now live and available for viewing. This journal is Open Access, international, and peer reviewed in the area of alternative metrics (i.e. altmetrics). The mission is to advance our understanding of the influence of altmetrics on the development of impact indicators and/or their ability to compliment or predict traditional metrics.
The article, "The Journal of Altmetrics is Launched - Editorial," was authored by Judit Bar-Ilan, Editor-in-Chief of the journal and professor at Bar-Ilan University. It explores how, almost a decade after being introduced to the scientific community, altmetrics is now finding its way into mainstream evaluative methods of scholarly output.
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