Main Article Content
Citation analysis is a staple in the sciences for measuring the impact of faculty members' output, but heavy reliance on monographs as a vehicle of scholarly communication diminished the value of bibliometrics in theological disciplines. The digital revolution, however, created a seismic shift for citation analysis and has given rise to altmetrics. Overviews of altmetrics and bibliometrics are provided and a series of questions posed to encourage ongoing discussions about the value of these tools in theological contexts.
Articles published in Theological Librarianship are licensed under Creative Commons CC-BY-NC.