Volume 22 (2024)
Volume 21 (2023)
Volume 20 (2022)
Volume 19 (2021)
Volume 18 (2020)
Volume 17 (2019)
Volume 16 (2018)
Volume 15 (2017)
Volume 14 (2016)
Volume 13 (2015)
Volume 12 (2014)
Volume 11 (2013)
Volume 10 (2012)
Volume 9 (2011)
Volume 8 (2010)
Volume 7 (2009)
Volume 6 (2008)
Volume 5 (2007)
Volume 4 (2006)
Volume 3 (2005)
Volume 2 (2004)
Volume 1 (2003)
Altmetric vs. Citations: An In-Depth Analysis of Top-tier Cancer Research

Mohammad Ahmadian; Hamzeh Mazaherilaghab; Hossein Vakilimofrad

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 105-122


   In this study, we aimed to comprehensively analyze the altmetric indices of 1000 highly cited articles in the field of cancer, considering the growing importance of social media-based indicators as complementary tools alongside traditional bibliometric indicators for evaluating scientific outputs. ...  Read More

Mendeley Readership and Scopus Citation: A Comparison Study in Nursing

Asefeh Asemi; Pooya Rasti

Volume 21, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 259-274


  The quantitative research study used scientometrics methods to compare the readership of nursing journal articles shared on Mendeley and the frequency of citations of these articles in Scopus. The sample size included all articles published in 110 nursing journals over two years, and the data was collected ...  Read More

Examining the Association between Citations and Altmetric Indicators of LIS Articles indexed in Dimensions Database

Vysakh Chingath; Rajendra Babu Hanumanthappa

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 55-67


  Social media attention to scholarly articles has become a novel measure for assessing the broader impact of research, which complements the traditional citation metrics. This article examined the correlation between citations with major altmetric indicators for 1951 LIS articles published in 2020. Altmetric ...  Read More

Does Altmetric Attention Score of Articles on Diabetes Mellitus Correlate with their Citations in Google Scholar, Scopus, Web of Science and Dimensions?

Maryam Esmaeilzadeh; Shokoufeh Bonakdaran; Heidar Mokhtari; Ali Ouchi

Volume 21, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 127-139


  This applied altmetric study aimed to analyze the presence of highly-cited documents on diabetes mellitus in online social media and correlate their altmetric attention scores with their received citation counts. Twenty thousand highly-cited documents on diabetes mellitus were identified in Scopus and ...  Read More

Publication Performance and Trends in Altmetrics: A Bibliometric Analysis and Visualization

Mohammad Reza Amiri; Mohammad Karim Saberi; Ali Ouchi; Heidar Mokhtari; Sana Barkhan

Volume 21, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 97-117


  Bibliometric analysis of different fields of knowledge leads to a better understanding of the trend and quality of scientific products. The present study examined the publications on Altmetrics through bibliometric analysis and knowledge mapping. In this survey research, using quantitative indicators ...  Read More

The Articles Published in Web of Science by Middle Eastern Researchers in Waterpipe/Cigarette Smoking: An Altmetrics Study

Reza BasirianJahromi; Hossein Arfaeinia; Shohreh SeyyedHosseini

Volume 20, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 103-116

  Policymakers and experts should trust health studies. On the other hand, it should be considered by the general public. Altmetrics, as a new method, seeks to examine the social effects of researchers' scientific outputs along with citation analysis indices. The present study aims to investigate the effectiveness ...  Read More

Study on Scientific outputs of Scholars in the Field of Digital Libraries Using Altmetrics Indicators

Ali Biranvand; Amir Reza Asnafi; Zeinab Biranvand

Volume 20, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 153-168

  The current study aims to calculate the relationship between Altmetric scores obtained from the observation and dissemination of digital library resources in the Dimensions database and the number of citations received in the Scopus database. Also, in another part of the research, the predictive power ...  Read More

Investigating the Relationship between Altmetrics indicators and Scientometric indicators of Iranian researchers in the field of nursing in the period 2000-2019.

Ali Biranvand; Zohreh Cheraghi

Volume 20, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 215-225

  This study aimed to identify the effect of Altmetrics indicators of Mendeley resource management database on scientometric indicators in Scopus and Web of Science citation databases. The present study is an applied and descriptive research that has been done by scientometric method with Altmetrics approach. ...  Read More

The Impact of the Activity of Industrial Engineering Researchers in Various Scientific-Citation Networks on Improving their Scientific Authority Status

Mohammad Ebrahim Samie; Ali Biranvand; Sareh Rahmaniyan; Ebrahim Maleki Varnamkhasti

Volume 20, Issue 1 , January 2022

  This study analyzes the link between Mendeley indexes of scientific-citation networks and Scopus, taking into account the beneficial influence of researchers' actions in social networks on scientometric indices of works indexed in databases like Google scholar and WoS. In this basic/descriptive study, ...  Read More

Iranian Articles in Medical Ethics: An Altmetric Approach on Social Media versus A Bibliometric Study in Scopus Database

Shohreh SeyyedHosseini; Reza BasirianJahromi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2021, , Pages 15-26

  Traditional citation analysis has been greatly criticized because the process of citation accumulation requires considerable time after publication. So, the term “altmetrics” was proposed in 2010 to measure the scientific and social impact of a paper. According to the deficiencies of traditional ...  Read More

Comparing the Citations Counts and Altmetrics of the Top Medical Science Journals in Scopus

Mozhdeh Salajegheh; Sareh Dayari

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2019

  Early altmetric investigations have focused on measuring the correlations between citation and altmetrics to partially validate the new metrics articles (Thelwall, Haustein, Larivière, & Sugimoto, 2013; Priem, & Hemminger, 2010; Costas, Zahedi, & Wouters, 2014). The main aim of this research ...  Read More

Traditional Citation Indexes and Alternative Metrics of Readership

Nosrat Riahinia; Forough Rahimi; Maryam Jahangiri; Saideh Mirhaghjoo; Fatemeh Alinezhad

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between traditional citation indexes representing hot papers in the field of “Clinical Medicine” and their bookmarking and readership in “Mendeley software”. The citation counts of hot papers were extracted from Essential Science Indicators ...  Read More

Direct and Indirect Influence of Altmetrics on Citation in Social Systems: Assessing a New Conceptual Model

Saeideh Ebrahimy; Fatemeh Setareh

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  This study aimed to assess the paths through which save metrics (on CiteULike, Mendeley, and Figshare) and discussion metrics (on Twitter, Facebook, and Wikipedia) influence citation. This descriptive-correlation study investigates the relationships between different variables based on its proposed conceptual ...  Read More