I have uploaded a new dataset to figshare:
Priego, Ernesto (2014): A #HEFCEmetrics Twitter Archive. figshare.
“In metrics we trust? Prospects & pitfalls of new research metrics” was a one-day workshop hosted by the University of Sussex, as part of the Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment. It took place on Tuesday 7 October 2014 at the Terrace Room, Conference Centre, Bramber House, University of Sussex, UK.
The file contains a dataset of 1178 Tweets tagged with #HEFCEmetrics (case not sensitive). These Tweets were published publicly and tagged with #HEFCEmetrics between 02/10/2014 10:18 and 08/10/2014 00:27 GMT.
The Tweets contained in the file were collected using Martin Hawksey’s TAGS 6.0. The file contains 3 sheets.
Please note the data in this file is likely to require further refining and even deduplication. The data is shared as is. The contents of each Tweet are responsibility of the original authors. This dataset is shared to encourage open research into scholarly activity on Twitter.
For more information refer to the upload itself.
If you use or refer to this data in any way please cite and link back using the citation information above.