[Air-L] (More) Open Metrics: Emerging Impact Measures

Gerry Mckiernan gerrymck at iastate.edu
Sun May 25 10:24:30 PDT 2008


A Good Review of Emerging Impact Measures from _Information World
Review_ profiled in my _Scholarship 2.0_ blog:

_(More) Open Metrics: Emerging Impact Measures_

"Numbers Game Hots Up"
Citation metrics have become key numbers for journals, institutions and
even individuals, and a host of different models are emerging
/ Tracey Caldwell / Information World Review / February 4 2008 /

Web of Science


Google Scholar 


G Index


NOTE: If you are aware of other "(Open) Impact Factors Metrics", please
Comment on the Posting Available at 

[ http://scholarship20.blogspot.com/2008/05/more-open-metrics-emerging-impact.html ]


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BTW: See Also 

Show Me The Data! Show Me The Data! Show Me The Data! 

[ http://scholarship20.blogspot.com/2007/12/cartoonbank.html ]


[ http://tinyurl.com/3enxlr ]

It includes a link to the article full text as well as A Most
Appropriate Cartoon [:-)

BTW: In early January Thompson Scientific launched the Citation Impact
Forum , an online forum promoting scholarly discussion about all facets
of citation-based research evaluation-from Thomson Scientific*s own
Journal Impact Factor to emerging citation metrics, such as the

Thomson Scientific Launches New Citation Impact Forum
[ http://scholarship20.blogspot.com/2008/01/thomson-scientific-launches-new.html ]


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Gerry McKiernan
Associate Professor
Science and Technology Librarian
Iowa State University Library
Ames IA 50011

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