TITLE

FIND. It's All About Numbers: Factoring Impact in the Digital Age

AUTHOR(S)
Kraft, Michelle A.
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
AMWA Journal: American Medical Writers Association Journal;Fall2013, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p126
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author talks about Impact Factor and its importance to medical writing in the U.S. in 2013. He explains that Impact Factor and citation do not monitor how an article is cited, used and discussed in social media, data sets or blogs. He also offers information on altmetric tools and their capability to detect the number of times an article has been tweeted, cited in a blog post, or bookmarked.
ACCESSION #
90486350

 

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