Designing Altmetrics Enabled Discovery Services through DSpaceAuthor : Sukumar Mandal
Volume 9 No.1 January-March 2019 pp 117-121
Discovery service is very important in an automated and digital library system. There are different types of this services are available in an online environment such as google scholar, research gateway, ebsco, summon, exlibris primo, worldcat and etc. This is very popular service and enable customization in different fields such as end user accounts, branding, embedding your chat service, turning off and on certain resources, custom search boxes, embedded widgets, facets modifications, language choices, and content and underlying technology infrastructure philosophies may vary, but the results are largely the same. Altmetrics is a part of discovery services to developing any online based institutional digital repository for enhancing the library and information services among the research scholars, users, students, and teachers also. The objective of this paper is to explore and access the altmetrics enabled services from the DSpace user interface for fulfilling the discovery services in an integrated digital library system. Apart from this it also describe some well-known altmetrics enabled tools available in an online environment. Now, this integrated framework is very helpful for each and every sphere of institutional digital repository for designing and developing the altmetrics enabled discovery services through an open source software DSpace.
Institutional Digital Repository, Dspace, Altmetrics, Discovery Services and Visualization
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