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  • Times are changing, and we are too! As of 2021, Altmetric is re-imagining the Top 100. Since its launch, this annual list of the most-discussed research papers of the year has demonstrated the influence and reach that it is possible for research... 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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  • Clarivate Analytics Web of Science™ citation data is available in the Altmetric Explorer for Web of Science subscribers.    If you are a Web of Science Web Services Lite or Web Services Expanded subscriber, you can arrange for Web of Science ci... more
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS Do I need to pay for access? How should I acknowledge Altmetric for sharing its data? How should I describe Altmetric’s data in my research articles, presentations, etc? Can I share the portion of Altmetric data that I’... more
  • How does Altmetric track attention to books?   Altmetric tracks attention to books on content that is identified by ISBN (International Standard Book Number). When a link to a book hosted on a supported domain is shared across a source of atten... more
  • The Altmetric Badges provide an at-a-glance summary of the volume and type of attention a research item has received. They automatically update as new mentions of an item are found, and are easy to embed with just a few lines of code. Eac... more
  • We've created a collection of training and promotional materials you can use to spread the word about Altmetric tools at your organisation! You can find all our training material on the Resource Library and the most popular guides below.... more
  • We've created a collection of training and promotional materials you can use to spread the word about Altmetric tools at your organisation! You can find all our training material on the Resource Library and the most popular guides below.... more
  • What mentions does Altmetric track?   Altmetric tracks Wikipedia references in certain languages (full list here) using the Wikipedia Events API. Mentions to research are identified when they are: In the "References" section of an ... 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
  • Can we add book badges to an institutional repository?   Yes, you can add badges for books to your institutional repository records! For any book or monograph records with an ISBN as the primary identifier, use the instructions on our technical... more
  • Using the third-party EPrints plugin for Altmetric   The source files and documentation for EPrints plugin can be found here.    Please note that the plugin was not developed by Altmetric, but was created by a third-party. As such, you should... more