Juan Pablo Alperin

Juan Pablo Alperin is a PhD candidate in the Stanford School of Education as well as a researcher and systems developer with the Public Knowledge Project. He is currently involved in several research initiatives aimed at improving the quality, impact, and reach of scholarly publishing in Latin America, and continues to contribute to the award-winning software, Open Journal Systems (although admittedly less often). He can be be found at juan@alperin.ca and on Twitter at @juancommander.

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Altmetrics Aren’t Always So ‘Alt’ – Ask the Developing World

The Web of Science and its corresponding Journal Impact Factor are inadequate for an understanding of the impact of scholarly work from developing regions, argues Juan Pablo Alperin. The altmetrics community should engage with scholars from developing regions to ensure the new metrics do not continue to cater to well-known and well-established networks.

9 years ago