Accessing article level metrics

Tracking the uptake of primary articles in the scientific literature via the social media is now widely accepted as a valid measure of the value of our work. In an earlier blog post we presented some data on article level metrics (ALMs: altmetrics) of Journal of Ecology articles from 2012. We are pleased that readers…

Social media in ecology – wrapup from an ESA 2012 workshop

Sandra Chung (@sandramchung) and Jacquelyn Gill (@jacquelyngill) led a workshop at the Ecological of Society Meeting in Portland, OR on social media titled “Social Media for Collaboration, Outreach and Impact”. Sandra and Jacquelyn¬†talked mostly about how to use Twitter, the de facto social media tool these days. Here are the slides from their talk. There…