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Science article: post it on Twitter to be downloaded and cited!

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A recent study has shown a “strong tie between social media interest, article downloads, and even early citations. (…)

Authors  “also find that volume of Twitter mention is statistically correlated with that of both downloads and “early” citations

Shuai X, Pepe A, Bollen J (2012) How the Scientific Community Reacts to Newly Submitted Preprints: Article Downloads, Twitter Mentions, and Citations. PLoS ONE 7(11): e47523

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0047523

 

Written by hbasset

November 14, 2012 at 7:03 pm

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