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Measuring Altruistic Impact: A Model for Understanding the Social Justice of Open Access

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, January 2016
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#15 of 176)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
1 blog
policy
1 policy source
twitter
73 tweeters

Citations

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1 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
23 Mendeley
Title
Measuring Altruistic Impact: A Model for Understanding the Social Justice of Open Access
Published in
Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, January 2016
DOI 10.7710/2162-3309.2132
Authors

Margaret Heller, Franny Gaede

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 13%
Canada 1 4%
Unknown 19 83%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Librarian 9 39%
Student > Bachelor 3 13%
Researcher 2 9%
Other 2 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 9%
Other 5 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 7 30%
Computer Science 4 17%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 13%
Business, Management and Accounting 2 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 4%
Other 6 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 66. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 03 September 2018.
All research outputs
#252,448
of 13,268,955 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication
#15
of 176 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,097
of 219,487 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication
#1
of 3 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,268,955 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 98th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 176 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 23.9. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 91% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 219,487 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 3 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has scored higher than all of them