nep-sog New Economics Papers
on Sociology of Economics
Issue of 2016‒10‒16
one paper chosen by
Jonas Holmström
Axventure AB

  1. Enriching the knowledge of altmetrics studies by exploring social media metrics for Economic and Business Studies journals By Nuredini, Kaltrina; Peters, Isabella

  1. By: Nuredini, Kaltrina; Peters, Isabella
    Abstract: We present a case study of articles published in 30 journals from Economics and Business Studies (EBS) by using social media metrics from Our results confirm that altmetric information is significantly better present for recent articles. The Top 3 most used altmetric sources in EBS-journals are Mendeley, Twitter, and News. Low but positive correlations (r=0.2991) are identified between citation counts and Altmetric Scores on article level but they increase on journal level (r=0.614). However, articles from highly cited journals do neither receive high online attention nor are they better represented on social media.
    Keywords: altmetrics
    Date: 2016

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