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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2013, Vol. 29 Issue (11): 1-7    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2013.11.01
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Research on Article-Level Metrics (ALMs): A Case Analysis
Ku Liping
National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
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Abstract  This paper introduces the difference between the Article-Level Metrics (ALMs) and the traditional bibliometrics, and summarizes the current cases of ALMs applications. By using the case study method, the author draws-up the operational mechanism of PLoS-ALMs in which includes its data sources, its metadata and raw data, and its open data. The discussion concerns about how ALMs supports open innovation development in future.
Key wordsAlternative metrics      Scholarly visibility      Social visibility      Research impact indicates      Information filter      Knowledge discovery      Public Library of Science(PLoS)     
Received: 19 June 2013      Published: 29 November 2013
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Ku Liping. Research on Article-Level Metrics (ALMs): A Case Analysis. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2013, 29(11): 1-7.

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