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Kathryn A. Martin Library

Scholarly Publishing

What you need to know about journal impacts, acceptance rates, peer-review status, UMD's institutional repository, and who is citing whom.

Altmetrics Tools


altmetrics: a manifesto

J. Priem, D. Taraborelli, P. Groth, C. Neylon (2010), Altmetrics: A manifesto, 26 October 2010.

University of Pittsburgh Guide


There are traditional measures of scholarly activity document on the right hand side, but the advent of social media has introduced new concepts of citation and scholarly output based on links, mentions, and tags.

Here are some resources to get started with Altmetrics:

Social Media: Twitter