When Evaluating Research, Different Metrics Tell Us Different Things
Metrics from different sources are compared in two studies published as preprints. The research indicated that altmetrics, as currently framed, are significantly weaker indicators of research quality - as measured by expert peers’ assessments - than traditional metrics.
A tool was produced that identifies all completed trials from clinicaltrials.gov, searches for results in the clinicaltrials.gov registry and on PubMed, and presents summary statistics for each sponsor online. Since Jan 2006, trial sponsors included in our dataset have completed 25,927 eligible trials, of which 11,714 (45.2%) have failed to make results available.
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A comparison of the quality of reviewer in journals operating on open or closed peer review models
Report quality is significantly higher on the open peer review model for questions relating to comments on the methods and study design, supplying evidence to substantiate comments and constructiveness.