Modified Kardashian Index: A Measure of Discrepant Social Media Profile for Scientists
2 Pages Posted: 2 Apr 2015
Date Written: March 30, 2015
This study propose a “Modified Kardashian index” (MK-index), a measure of discrepancy between a scientist’s publication record and social media based on the Hall (2014) K-index. A direct comparison of numbers of citations on Google Scholar and Twitter followers, are used to measure the MK-Index.
Keywords: Kardashian index, H-index, Publication marketing, Improve citations, Maximized research visibility, Increase research impact
JEL Classification: L11, L1, L2, M11, M12, M1, M54, Q1, O1, O3, P42, P24, P29, Q31, Q32, L17
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