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Unique identifier OMICS_17080
Name CiteULike
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


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A correlation comparison between Altmetric Attention Scores and citations for six PLOS journals

PLoS One
PMCID: 5886419
PMID: 29621253
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194962

[…] Torres-Salinas et al. [] reported a weak Spearman coefficient between the number of tweets and citations; and a weak correlation between citations and the number of Mendeley readers or the number of CiteULike readers. Considering the different features of social media, Haustein et al. [] suggest that altmetrics should be seen as complements to, rather than alternatives to, citations. To investiga […]


Impact of Low Back Pain Clinical Trials Measured by the Altmetric Score: Cross Sectional Study

J Med Internet Res
PMCID: 5909054
PMID: 29622526
DOI: 10.2196/jmir.9368
call_split See protocol

[…] .25 points] &A [stack overflow; 0.25 points] and Policy Documents [3.0 points]. We also collected total and individual scores related to Altmetric reader (individual scores from Mendeley [1.0 point], CiteULike [1.0 point] and Connotea [1.0 point]).The total PEDro score is computed by summing yes responses to items 2-11. The first item does not count in the final score because this is related to ex […]


Do highly cited clinicians get more citations when being present at social networking sites?

PMCID: 5852979
PMID: 29629379
DOI: 10.4103/jehp.jehp_69_17

[…] to Mohammadi et al., Mendeley readership counts can supplement citation counts in social science and some areas of engineering.[] Madhusudhan found that RG (54%), Academia (51%), LinkedIn (39%), and CiteULike (35%) were used by scholar at the University of Delhi.[] Thelwall and Kousha assessed the RG usage among different countries. RG had most users in Brazil, India, and Academia used more in Ch […]


The IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY in 2018: updates and expansion to encompass the new guide to IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY

Nucleic Acids Res
PMCID: 5753190
PMID: 29149325
DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkx1121

[…] and the British Society for Immunology ( We have introduced an open pre-curation and contextual document triage using ‘social tagging’ via CiteUlike (). The current list of over 700 immunopharmacology papers can be browsed via These have an approximately equal split between context papers (target re […]


Dissemination of 2014 dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) trial results: a systematic review of scholarly and media attention over 7 months

BMJ Open
PMCID: 5695450
PMID: 29101129
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014503
call_split See protocol

[…] We searched Altmetric Explorer to identify all online attention (news, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Mendeley, CiteULike) given to the DAPT study. Each identified social media source was then systematically evaluated to determine whether other posts were not captured by Altmetric Explorer. In addition, each or […]


Social and content aware One Class recommendation of papers in scientific social networks

PLoS One
PMCID: 5542664
PMID: 28771495
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181380

[…] To evaluate the proposed hybrid SCORP, the CiteULike dataset was investigated in this research []. CiteULike is one of the leading SSNs with an established social tagging and friend-making system for researchers to find, store, manage, and sha […]


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