Professor  Isabella Peters

Web Science
T: +49-431-8814-623
T: +49-431-8814-623
Düsternbrooker Weg 120
24105 Kiel

Function

Professor of Web Science

Key activities

  • Social Media and Web 2.0 (in particular user-generated content)
  • Science 2.0
  • Scholarly communication on the Social Web
  • Altmetrics
  • DFG project "*metrics"
  • Knowledge representation
  • Information Retrieval

Professional background

  • 2002-2007:
    Studies of German Linguistics, German Literature and Information Science at the Heinrich-Heine-University in Düsseldorf
  • 2009:
    PhD in information science in Düsseldorf
  • 2010:
    Award of the "Verein zur Förderung der Informationswissenschaft e.V." for the PhD thesis: "Folksonomies in Knowledge Representation  and Information Retrieval" (2009)
  • 2007-2013:
    Research Assistant in the Department of Information Science at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
  • 2013:
    Visiting Scholar at the École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information, Université de Montréal, and the Department of Information and Library Science, Indiana University Bloomington

Other professional activities

  • Active in the Association for Information Science and Technology(in particular European Chapter and SIGMetrics)
  • Active in the Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0
  • Reviewer for national and international journals and conferences (for instance PloS One, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Aslib Proceedings, Webology, Social Information Research, International Symposium of Information Science, Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, …)
  • Member of the High Level Expert Group of the European Commission "Expert Group on Altmetrics"
  • Head of the Metrics Working Group in LIBER(Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche)

Publications

Articles (peer reviewed)

Stock, Wolfgang G. / Barth, Julia / Fietkiewicz, Kaja J. / Gremm, Julia / Hartmann, Sarah / Henkel, Maria / Ilhan, Aylin / Mainka, Agnes / Meschede, Christine / Peters, Isabella
Informationswissenschaft in der Urbanistik, Teil 2: Erste empirische Ergebnisse zu smarten Städten
In: Information. Wissenschaft & Praxis - Berlin: De Gruyter, ISSN 1434-4653, Vol. 69 (2018), No. 1, pp. 31-46, doi:10.1515/iwp-2018-0006 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Warner, Julian / Ibekwe-SanJuan, Fidelia / Peters, Isabella / Windfeld Lund, Niels / Buckland, Michael
Tomato Tomahto: European Perspectives on Information Science
In: Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology - Silver Spring: Association for Information Science and Technology, ISSN 1550-8366, Vol. 43 (2017), No. 3, pp. 45-48, doi:10.1002/bul2.2017.1720430315 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Coombs, Sarah K. / Peters, Isabella
The Leiden Manifesto Under Review: What Libraries Can Learn From It
In: Digital Library Perspectives - Bingley: Emerald, ISSN 2059-5816, Vol. 33 (2017), No. 4, pp. 324-338, doi:10.1108/DLP-01-2017-0004 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella / Kraker, Peter / Lex, Elisabeth / Gumpenberger, Christian / Gorraiz, Juan Ignacio
Zenodo in the Spotlight of Traditional and New Metrics
In: Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics - Lausanne: Frontiers, ISSN 2504-0537, Vol. 2 (2017), No. Article 13, Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella / Ladewig, Leon
Eine bibliometrische Analyse: Interdisziplinarität im Exzellenzcluster The Future Ocean
In: Information. Wissenschaft & Praxis - Berlin: De Gruyter, ISSN 1434-4653, Vol. 68 (2017), No. 5-6, pp. 337-351, doi:10.1515/iwp-2017-0063 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Barth, Julia / Fietkiewicz, Kaja J. / Gremm, Julia / Hartmann, Sarah / Henkel, Maria / Ilhan, Aylin / Mainka, Agnes / Meschede, Christine / Peters, Isabella / Stock, Wolfgang G.
Informationswissenschaft in der Urbanistik, Teil 1: Konzeptioneller Forschungsrahmen und Methoden
In: Information. Wissenschaft & Praxis - Berlin: De Gruyter, ISSN 1434-4653, Vol. 68 (2017), No. 5-6, pp. 365-377, doi:10.1515/iwp-2017-0066 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Fuhr, Norbert / Giachanou, Anastasia / Grefenstette, Gregory / Gurevych, Iryna / Hanselowski, Andreas / Jarvelin, Kalervo / Jones, Rosie / Liu, Yiqun / Mothe, Josiane / Nejdl, Wolfgang / Peters, Isabella / Stein, Benno
An Information Nutritional Label for Online Documents
In: ACM SIGIR Forum - New York, NY: ACM, ISSN 0163-5840, Vol. 51 (2017), No. 3, pp. 46-66 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella / Kraker, Peter / Lex, Elisabeth / Gumpenberger, Christian / Gorraiz, Juan
Research data explored: an extended analysis of citations and altmetrics
In: Scientometrics - Berlin: Springer, ISSN 1588-2861, Vol. 107 (2016), No. 2, pp. 723-744, doi:10.1007/s11192-016-1887-4 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella / Scherp, Ansgar / Tochtermann, Klaus
Science 2.0 and Libraries - Convergence of two sides of the same coin at ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics
In: IEEE Computer Society Special Technical Community on Social Networking E-Letter - New York City: IEEE, Vol. 3 (2015), No. 1, Link to fulltext (PDF)
Mainka, Agnes / Hartmann, Sarah / Stock, Wolfgang / Peters, Isabella
Looking for friends and followers: a global investigation of governmental social media use
In: Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy - Bingley: Emerald, ISSN 1750-6166, Vol. 9 (2015), No. 2, pp. 237-254, doi:10.1108/TG-09-2014-0041 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Mazarakis, Athanasios / Peters, Isabella
Science 2.0 and Conference Tweets: What? Where? Why? When?
In: Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management - Reading, UK: Academic Publishing Limited, ISSN 1610-1987, Vol. 13 (2015), No. 4, pp. 269-282 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Haustein, Stefanie / Larivière, Vincent / Thelwall, Mike / Amyot, Didier / Peters, Isabella
Tweets vs. Mendeley readers: How do these two social media metrics differ?
In: it - Information Technology - Berlin: De Gruyter, ISSN 2196-7032 10.1515/itit-2014-1048, Vol. 56 (2014), No. 5, pp. 207–215, doi:10.1515/itit-2014-1048 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella / Jobmann, Alexandra / Hoffmann, Christian P. / Künne, Sylvia / Schmitz, Jasmin / Wollnik-Korn, Gabriele
Altmetrics for large, multidisciplinary research groups: Comparison of current tools
In: Bibliometrie - Praxis und Forschung - : Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg Regensburg, ISSN 2195-7088, Vol. 3 (2014), Link to fulltext (PDF)
Holmberg, Kim / Bowman, Timothy D. / Haustein, Stefanie / Peters, Isabella
Astrophysicists’ conversational connections on Twitter
In: PloS One - Lawrence, Kan.: PLoS, ISSN 1932-6203,2014,, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0106086 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Haustein, Stefanie / Peters, Isabella / Bar-Ilan, Judit / Priem, Jason / Shema, Hadas / Terliesner, Jens
Coverage and adoption of altmetrics sources in the bibliometric community
In: Scientometrics - Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, ISSN 0138-9130, Vol. 101 (2014), No. 2, pp. 1145-1163, doi:10.1007/s11192-013-1221-3 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Haustein, Stefanie / Bowman, Timothy D. / Holmberg, K. / Peters, Isabella / Larivière, Vincent
Astrophysicists on Twitter: An in-depth analysis of tweeting and scientific publication behavior
In: Aslib Journal of Information Management - Bingley: Emerald, ISSN 2050-3806, Vol. 66 (2014), No. 3, pp. 279-296, doi:10.1108/AJIM-09-2013-0081 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Haustein, Stefanie / Peters, Isabella / Sugimoto, Cassidy R. / Thelwall, Mike / Larivière, Vincent
Tweeting biomedicine: An analysis of tweets and citations in the biomedical literature
In: Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology - Hoboken: Wiley, ISSN 2330-1643, Vol. 65 (2013), No. 4, pp. 656–669, doi:10.1002/asi.23101 Link to fulltext (PDF)

Contributions

Ammon, Sabine / Compagna, Diego / Dogangün, Aysegül / Graffi, Kalman / Greifeneder, Elke / Kaminski, Andreas / Karafillidis, Athanasios / Kettemann, Matthias / Maalej, Walid / Niendorf, Thomas / Peters, Isabella / Redlich, Tobias / Sorge, Christoph / We
Multidisziplinäre Perspektiven und interdisziplinäre Konzepte
In: Redlich, Tobias , Weidner, Robert , Langenfeld, Markus (Eds.): Unsicherheiten der Technikentwicklung, ISBN 9783736987821, Göttingen: Cuvillier-Verlag, 2018, pp. 10-25
Weller, Katrin / Peters, Isabella
Scholarly Communication in Social Media
In: Burgess, Jean et. al. (Eds.): The SAGE Handbook of Social Media, London: Sage, 2017,
Puschmann, Cornelius / Peters, Isabella
Informationsverbreitung in sozialen Medien
In: Schmidt, Jan-Hinrik , Taddicken, Monika (Eds.): Handbuch Soziale Medien, ISBN 978-3-658-03895-3, Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien, 2015, pp. 1-23, doi:10.1007/978-3-658-03895-3_12-1 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella / Heise, Christian
Soziale Netzwerke für Forschende: Eine Einführung
In: CoScience - Gemeinsam forschen und publizieren mit dem Netz. Version 2.0, Hannover: Technische Informationsbibliothek, 2015, Link to fulltext (PDF)

Articles in Other Journals

Peters, Isabella
Was hat die Wissenschaft vom Social-Media-Prinzip?
In: Forschung & Lehre - Bonn: Deutscher Hochschulverband, ISSN 0945-5604, Vol. 25 (2018), No. 1, pp. 10-13 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Lewandowski, Dirk / Peters, Isabella / Schmitz, Jasmin / Trkulja, Violeta / Weller, Katrin
1986-2016: Ein informetrischer Rückblick auf Password
In: Password - Hattingen: Password, ISSN 0930-3693,2016, No. 1, pp. 6-8 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella / Mazarakis, Athanasios
Twittern bei wissenschaftlichen Konferenzen: Männer sind anders, und Frauen auch
In: b.i.t.online – Bibliothek, Information, Technologie - Wiesbaden: Dinges und Frick, ISSN 1435-7607, Vol. 19 (2016), No. 5, pp. 418-422 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella
Homo digitalis…und die Frage: Wie reagiert die Gesellschaft auf die stetige Digitalisierung?
In: Digitus: Digital Business, Strategien, Technologien, Wirtschaft, Unternehmen & Industrie 4.0 - Dasing: Marketing Projekt 2000 GmbH, ISSN 2366-7826,2016, No. 1, pp. 18-19 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella
Wechsel der Moderatoren
In: Deutsche Universitätszeitung - Berlin: Raabe, ISSN 2198-4948, Vol. 71 (2015), No. 6, pp. 65-67 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Siegfried, Doreen / Mazarakis, Athanasios / Peters, Isabella
Social Media und deren Nutzung in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften
In: WIST Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium - München: Vahlen-Verlag, ISSN 0340-1650, Vol. 44 (2015), No. 8, pp. 469-472, doi:10.15358/0340-1650-2015-8-419 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella
Soziale Netzwerke für Wissenschaftler: Anreize und Mehrwerte schaffen für die wissenschaftliche Kommunikation
In: Bibliotheksdienst - Berlin: De Gruyter, ISSN 2194-9646, Vol. 49 (2015), No. 10-11, pp. 1000–1009, doi:10.1515/bd-2015-0120 Link to fulltext (PDF)

Conference Papers (peer reviewed)

Mazarakis, Athanasios / Peters, Isabella
Facebook und seine Tücken – ein Experiment an einer Bibliothek
In: Mensch und Computer 2017 - Tagungsband Regensburg: Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., 2017, pp. 321-326, doi:10.18420/muc2017-mci-0271 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Nuredini, Kaltrina / Latif, Atif / Peters, Isabella
Case study on open access journals in Economics and Business Studies and their engagement on the Web
In: altmetrics17. The dependencies of altmetrics. The 2017 Altmetrics Workshop, Toronto, 26 September 2017 Kiel und Hamburg: ZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft, 2017,, doi:10.5281/zenodo.891225 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Lemke, Steffen / Mehrazar, Maryam / Peters, Isabella / Mazarakis, Athanasios
Evaluating altmetrics acts through their creators – how to advance?
In: altmetrics17. The dependencies of altmetrics. The 2017 Altmetrics Workshop, Toronto, 26 September 2017 Kiel und Hamburg: ZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft, 2017, Link to fulltext (PDF)
Nuredini, Kaltrina / Peters, Isabella
Enriching the knowledge of altmetrics studies by exploring social media metrics for Economic and Business Studies journals
In: Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (STI Conference 2016), València (Spain), September 14-16, 2016 Berlin: European Network of Indicator Designers (ENID), 2016, Link to fulltext (PDF)
Hall, Margaret / Mazarakis, Athanasios / Peters, Isabella / Chorley, Martin / Caton, Simon / Strohmayer, Markus
Following User Pathways: Cross Platform and Mixed Methods Analysis in Social Media Studies
In: CHI EA '16 Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems New York City: ACM, 2016, pp. 3400-3407, doi:10.1145/2851581.2856500 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella / Mainka, Agnes
“Push a badly built cart with bumpy wheels along a marshy meadow” Or: A Short Tale on the Importance of Information Science
In: Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology Hoboken: Wiley, 2016, pp. 1-6, doi:10.1002/pra2.2016.14505301124 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Mazarakis, Athanasios / Lemke, Steffen / Peters, Isabella
Tweets and Scientific Conferences: The Use Case of the Science 2.0 Conference – Revisited
In: Proceedings of the Third European Conference on Social Media, Caen, France Reading, UK: Academic Conferences and Publishing International Ltd., 2016, pp. 214-222 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Mazarakis, Athanasios / Peters, Isabella
Quo Vadis German Scholarly Communication in Economics?
In: Proceedings of Workshop on The Future of Scholarly Communication in Economics, Hamburg, Germany, 30-31 March 2015 Kiel und Hamburg: ZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft, 2015, Link to fulltext (PDF)
Nuredini, Kaltrina / Peters, Isabella
Economic and Business Studies Journals and Readership Information from Mendeley
In: Re:inventing Information Science in the Networked Society, Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Information Science, Zadar/Croatia, 19th—21st May 2015 (ISI 2015) Glückstadt: vwh Verlag Werner Hülsbusch, 2015, pp. 380-392 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Mazarakis, Athanasios / Peters, Isabella
Tweets and Scientific Conferences: The use Case of the Science 2.0 Conference
In: Proceedings of the 2nd European Conference on Social Media, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, School of Accounting and Administration, Porto Porto: Polytechnic Institute of Porto, School of Accounting and Administration, 2015, pp. 323-331 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella / Kraker, Peter / Lex, Elisabeth / Gumpenberger, Christian / Gorraiz, Juan
Research Data Explored: Citations versus Altmetrics
In: Proceedings of the 15th International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference (ISSI 2015), Istanbul, Turkey, June Istanbul: Boğaziçi University, 2015, pp. 172-183 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Kraker, Peter / Lex, Elisabeth / Gorraiz, Juan / Gumpenberger, Peter / Peters, Isabella
Research Data Explored II: the Anatomy and Reception of figshare
In: Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators, Lugano, Switzerland, 2–4 September 2015 Lugano: Università della Svizzera italiana, 2015, Link to fulltext (PDF)
Mainka, Agnes / Hartmann, Sarah / Stock, Wolfgang G. / Peters, Isabella
Government and Social Media. A Case Study of 31 Informational World Cities
In: 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 6-9 Jan. 2014, Waikoloa, Hawaii Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2014, Link to fulltext (PDF)
Förster, Thorsten / Lamertz, Lennart / Mainka, Agnes / Peters, Isabella
The Tweet and the City: Comparing Twitter Activities in Informational World Cities
In: Informationsqualität und Wissengenerierung. Proceedings der 3. DGI-Konferenz, Frankfurt a.M., Germany Nürnberg: Digital Print Group, 2014, pp. 101-118 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Peters, Isabella / Jobmann, Alexandra / Eppelin, Anita / Hoffmann, Christian P. / Künne, Sylvia / Wollnik-Korn, Gabriele
Altmetrics for large, multidisciplinary research groups: A case study of the Leibniz Association
In: Assessing libraries and library users and use. Part II: Altmetrics - new methods in assessing scholarly communication and libraries: issues applications, results, Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) Proceedings, Zadar, Croatia: University of Zadar, Department of Information Sciences, 2014, Link to fulltext (PDF)

Working papers, Reports and other Contributions

Wilsdon, James / Bar-Ilan, Judit / Frodeman, Robert / Lex, Elisabeth / Peters, Isabella / Wouters, Paul
Next-generation metrics: Responsible metrics and evaluation for open science. Report of the European Commission Expert Group on Altmetrics
Brussels: European Commission - Directorate-General for Research and Innovation,ISBN 978-92-79-66130-3, 2017, , doi:10.2777/337729 Link to fulltext (PDF)
Siegfried, Doreen / Mazarakis, Athanasios / Peters, Isabella
Nutzung von Social-Media-Diensten in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften. Ergebnisbericht einer Online-Befragung unter wissenschaftlich Tätigen der Wirtschaftswissenschaften an deutschen Hochschulen und Forschungseinrichtungen 2013. Eine empirische Untersuchun
Kiel und Hamburg: ZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft, 2014, Link to fulltext (PDF)

Conference Papers

Bar-Ilan, Judit / Peters, Isabella
Next-generation altmetrics: responsible metrics and evaluation for open science
In: Proceedings of the 4th Altmetrics Conference (4:AM), Toronto, Canada – September 26-29, 2017 s.l.: The altmetrics conference, 2017, Link to fulltext (PDF)