The Altmetrics of Retracted Articles in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

MORADI, Shima (2017) The Altmetrics of Retracted Articles in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2017 – Wrocław, Poland – Libraries. Solidarity. Society. in Session 80 - Serials and Other Continuing Resources. In: IFLA World Library and Information Congress 83rd IFLA General Conference and Assembly.

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Abstract

The Altmetrics of Retracted Articles in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Retracted articles are those papers with any kind of scientific misconducting rejected by publisher after publication date. This research is about retraction in 354 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology papers indexed in Web of science, to see if their traditional impacts has any relation with their modern. Using both scientometrics and altmetrics approaches, their citations and mentions is studied for 185 articles as the research sample. Results shows a growth in the retraction rate for this field, besides 67 citations and 263 mentions were calculated. There were no significant correlation between the traditional and modern impact of these articles; however, there were a correlation between traditional impact and Publication date as well as the modern impact and Publication date in these articles.

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