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  • The Open Access filter allows users to understand the influence Open Access has on online attention and how research outputs have been discussed online. The Altmetric Explorer, Explorer API and CSV spreadsheet exports retrieve all Open Access... more
  • Check the full Altmetric Top 100 here. From Covid-19 to engineering the perfect espresso, controversial, important, and unusual research and scholarly editorials from across the sciences, arts, and humanities feature in this year's Altme... more
  • We've created new pages for guiding our users through a few steps to get started using Altmetric Explorer.    Find all our training videos here.   Or visit the following pages for specific training and guides about: Altmetric Explorer f... more
  • Check the System Status for each of the Altmetric Products here

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  • Before you begin Please make sure your data has the correct format. Information about how to prepare the data can be found here   Accessing the CSV Uploader Tool   In order to access the CSV Uploader Tool, you must be set as an administra... more
  • The CSV Uploader Tool for Altmetric Explorer for Institutions (EFI) is used to quickly update the data implementation for your organization’s Explorer instance. You will be able to use the CSV Uploader Tool to update the department or group hiera... more
  • What are Institutional Repository badges?    Repository badges are an easy way of displaying an article's attention to both your researchers and external visitors to your repository. These badges are customisable, so they can be tailored t... more
  • Below you will find the FAQs and troubleshooting for the Bookmarklet. FAQs What does it mean if the bookmarklet doesn't support a journal? The bookmarklet says that it can't find a DOI on the page but I can see it right there und... more
  • We've created a collection of training and promotional materials you can use to spread the word about Altmetric tools at your organisation!   Explorer for Publishers Explorer for Publishers User Guide How to Save Searches, Create Ale... more
  • What are the usage restrictions associated with Altmetric data? Altmetric data can be made free for scientometric researchers. Please contact us to apply for our Researcher Data Access Program. Commercial projects must adhere to third pa... more
  • Altmetric collects certain meta tags from the source code of a research output webpage, in order to recognize the research output when it is mentioned or shared in one of the attention sources we track.    When a research output is mentioned in... more
  • What is the Altmetric Details Page API?   The Altmetric Details Page API is the API that powers the Altmetric details pages and the Altmetric badges. The Details Page API allows users to see the information from the Details Pages and the badges... more
  • Altmetric Details Page API - Full Access includes the 'fetch' call which provides more detailed information about the mentions.    The ‘fetch’ calls allows users to see full details of the mentions, including the URLs to the mentions ... more
  • What mentions does Altmetric track?   Altmetric tracks Wikipedia references on the English, Spanish, Finnish, and Swedish Wikipedias using the Wikipedia Events API. Mentions to research are identified when they are: In the "References&q... more