Frontiers in Research Methods and Analytics
Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics (RMA) publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research on the development, applications, and evaluation of scholarly metrics, including bibliometric, scientometric, informetric, and altmetric studies. Specialty Chief Editor Chaomei Chen, at Drexel University, is supported by an outstanding Editorial Board of international experts. This multidisciplinary open-access journal is at the forefront of disseminating and communicating scientific knowledge and impactful discoveries to researchers, academics and the public worldwide.
The research findings outlined in this article show that aspects of time consumption, privacy, dealing with information overload, and prevalent styles of communication are predominant concerns inhibiting social science researchers from using social media platforms for their work.
This paper discusses the use of identifiers in research evaluation—for individuals, their contributions, and the organizations that sponsor them and fund their work.