Altmetrics OR Article metrics OR Article impact factor is better than journal impact factor, as these metrics measure individual article than combined journal. Digital media changing the scientific publishing, the present trend is towards article impact factor/ Article metrics. Article metrics can be calculated based on number of views and downloads an article receives, and how often that article is cited online in peer reviewed journals and other policy documents as per Google Scholar. Article social impact can be measured based on how frequently that article shared in digital and social media like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, ResearchGate and other online scientific blogs, forums and databases. Article metrics are dynamic and can provide a very fast view about article social impact.
OMICS Group with its 2000+ employees has been supported by 50000+ well-qualified scientists as editorial board members who serve on voluntary basis to disseminate healthcare and scientific information open access, and year on year this support is increasing progressively with which OMICS Group is able to grow from 10 journals in 2009 to 700 journals by 2016 and readers also reached to 30 million. OMICS International Conference Series organizes 3000 scientific meetings every year across America, Europe, Middle East and Asia.
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