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Disciplinary differences in Twitter scholarly communication

Overview of attention for article published in Scientometrics, January 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
1 blog
policy
1 policy source
twitter
52 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages

Citations

dimensions_citation
143 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
299 Mendeley
citeulike
5 CiteULike
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Title
Disciplinary differences in Twitter scholarly communication
Published in
Scientometrics, January 2014
DOI 10.1007/s11192-014-1229-3
Authors

Kim Holmberg, Mike Thelwall

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 52 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 299 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 11 4%
Spain 7 2%
United Kingdom 7 2%
Canada 5 2%
Germany 4 1%
Japan 3 1%
Netherlands 2 <1%
Australia 2 <1%
India 1 <1%
Other 10 3%
Unknown 247 83%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 55 18%
Librarian 55 18%
Student > Master 45 15%
Researcher 34 11%
Student > Bachelor 22 7%
Other 64 21%
Unknown 24 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 119 40%
Computer Science 75 25%
Arts and Humanities 23 8%
Business, Management and Accounting 11 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 2%
Other 32 11%
Unknown 32 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 53. 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 01 January 2019.
All research outputs
#381,371
of 14,780,157 outputs
Outputs from Scientometrics
#55
of 1,889 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,369
of 247,684 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Scientometrics
#1
of 65 outputs
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