• Cristina Huidiu


The 3rd edition of 3AM, the international conference dedicated to Altmetrics will take place this
year in Bucharest at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila on the 28th and 29th of
After two successful editions in London and Amsterdam, this year’s edition will continue its
focus on the use of alternative metrics in academia but also on the important topics of research
ethics, standards. Here are some of the major points:
 Altmetrics - status quo and standards
 How do researchers use altmetrics
 Altmetrics at the university (library / communication of research)
 Altmetrics & research evaluation / as indicators of economic and social impact
 Altmetrics innovation (flashtalks)
Beyond the article: tracking other research outputs (research data, software, books)
The conference is organized and supported by some of the largest publishers and information
providers in the world such as Elsevier, Springer Nature, Altmetric, Datacite, Crossref and EBSCO
and it is dedicated to researchers, editors, librarians and everyone else that wants to know how
Altmetrics can help keep track of the impact of research in order to always be on top of the news
and trends.
Just like previous years, it will reunite researchers and specialists in the field from all around the
world and it will be a bustling place for exchanging ideas and best practice. A full list of keynote
speakers will be announced by the end of May.
Travel grants are available and anyone interested can apply on the conference’s website
www.altmetricsconference.com until May 31st by 11 pm BST. Registrations for the event are also
open, and tickets can be bought online through the conference’s website.
In the meantime all the talks about the conference are on Twitter under the hashtag #3amconf
and the Twitter handle @3amconf.

How to Cite
C. Huidiu, “EDITORIAL”, JSS, vol. 3, no. 2, p. 57, Jun. 2016.