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  • Supercharge your data analysis and reporting, to drive strategic decisions Your organization’s technically-expert teams can use Altmetric on GBQ to supercharge their data analysis – exploring unseen connections and insights. Run complex, en... more
  • Altmetric have noted with interest the recent changes at X (previously Twitter) and are continuing to observe ongoing developments with the platform closely.  In the meantime, we will continue to track attention to mentions of academic resear... 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 fo... more
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  • Our mission is to track the conversations around research outputs online wherever they're happening. To that end we're constantly looking for new sources of data.   Specifically what we're looking for are sources that regularly lin... more
  • We don't normalize the Altmetric Attention Score, so it doesn't have a scale per se (though a score of 0 indicates that we haven't tracked any attention). To put the score into context you should use the Score in context tab, whic... more
  • Supercharge your data analysis and reporting, to drive strategic decisions Your organization’s technically-expert teams can use Altmetric on GBQ to supercharge their data analysis – exploring unseen connections and insights. Run complex, en... 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
  • What are missed mentions?   Missed mentions are mentions of research outputs across our tracked attention sources that match our tracking requirements and should have been automatically picked up by our system but have been missed.    Our pol... more
  • Altmetric tracks X attention in real-time via an API. We automatically collect posts (previously tweets), reposts, and quotes that contain a direct link to a scholarly output. Without the direct link to an output, our system will not be able to m... more
  • The colours of the donut represent the different sources of attention:   The amount of each colour displayed on the donut will change depending on which sources a research output has received attention from. For example, if a research o... more
  • This guide is a “best practices” document for describing Altmetric’s data in documentation and resulting publications based upon studies of our data. We kindly ask that anyone who includes Altmetric.com data in presentations, LibGuides, videos, o... 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
  • Overview If your repository doesn’t accurately represent your organization's hierarchical structure, for example you want to limit what departments you can see in the Explorer or you want to use different wording - not to worry. Here at Altm... more