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Demonstrate the impact of your research

Altmetric allows users to track and measure activity around academic research, pulling patterns and compelling stories from hundreds of thousands of online conversations each month.

Its strong focus on engineering and data science know-how makes collecting and analyzing the online conversation surrounding research outputs  easy for researchers, institutions, publishers and funders alike.

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Researchers

Download the free-to-use Altmetric Bookmarklet to instantly see the Altmetric data for any published paper.

ALTMETRIC FOR RESEARCHERS

Institutions

Institutions

Monitor, search and report on  conversations about research outputs published by people affiliated with your institution.

ALTMETRIC FOR INSTITUTIONS

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Publishers

Show authors & readers what others are saying about published articles or datasets, and analyze the attention your content is receiving.

ALTMETRIC FOR PUBLISHERS

 

 

The Altmetric Story

“When I was still in the lab and writing code, the way to get credit for new software was to have a short descriptive article about it published in the annual web services or database issue of a journal with a decent impact factor. That’s flawed – there are better ways of telling the story of research outputs than just pointing to them and the journal they’re published in.”

- Euan Adie, Altmetric Founder

 

 

 

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“Altmetric Explorer has the potential to change the way we understand the impact that research has within academia and more importantly the wider impact that it has in society.”

- Ian Mulvany, eLife