Altmetrics of the Open Access Institutional Repositories: A Webometrics Approach

« Self-archiving in Institutional Repositories (IRs) is playing a central role in the success of the Open Access initiatives. Deposited documents are more visible and probably they get more downloads and citations, but making them freely available in a local repository is not enough. Social tools, both public and academic targeting, networking or silo oriented, should be taken into account for reaching larger audiences and increase not only the scholarly but also the social impact. (…) »

source >, Isidro F.Aguillo, STI 2018 Conference proceedings