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  • Here at Altmetric, we’re always looking for ways to improve the service we provide to our customers and over recent months, our infrastructure team has been working hard to migrate our infrastructure onto a new platform which we expect will provi... more
  • Altmetric noted with interest the recent changes in Twitter ownership and is observing ongoing developments with the platform closely.  In the meantime, we will continue to track attention to mentions of academic research outputs shared on Tw... more
  • Many companies track their ‘scientific share of voice’, a metric that compares the volume of research literature for their products in comparison to competitors. This metric misses a key constituency; health care providers (HCPs) who are influent... 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

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  • On the surface, Altmetric and traditional media monitoring tools seem to provide much the same service; the ability to track, collate and report on online conversations. In reality, although there are similarities, they are some key differences t... more
  • Here at Altmetric, we’re always looking for ways to improve the service we provide to our customers and over recent months, our infrastructure team has been working hard to migrate our infrastructure onto a new platform which we expect will provi... more
  • Altmetric Terms of Use Before using our services, you will need to agree to our Terms of Use. You can find them here. Altmetric Privacy Policy The protection of your personal data is important for us. This is why we reinforced our processes... more
  • In version 6.2, Symplectic introduced a more extensive privacy framework that allowed objects/items to be set as private, internal or public. The integration we have with Elements can be configured to apply these same familiar privacy concepts to... more
  • Symplectic Elements includes an option to set user profiles as Current (i.e. currently affiliated with the organization; this status can include both academic and non-academic users). Explorer for Institutions can be configured to either: I... more
  • Symplectic Elements includes an option to assign specific types to user profiles, depending on their role in the institution. The available profile types are: Academic : Excludes all users with non-academic profiles (e.g. admin staff). When... more
  • The search scope allows you to change how much of the Altmetric database your search query is applied to. If you belong to an institution that has an integration you will be able to apply your search to just your own institution's output... more
  • We provide all our Elements customers with the option to receive an email notification (sent to one or more email addresses) on the completion of an import.  If you’d like to be informed once an import has completed please contact support@alt... more
  • Altmetric tracks Twitter attention in real-time via an API. We automatically collect tweets, retweets, and quoted tweets that contain a direct link to a scholarly output. Without the direct link to an output, our system will not be able to match ... more
  • Within the Altmetric Explorers Advanced Search you can query the database by a Fields of Research (FoR) code to see relevant data.    Altmetric’s subject area data is provided by Dimensions. Subject areas are assigned at the article-level inste... more