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Altmetric 2013: Top 100 list

11th December 2013
By Katy Alexander

As the end of the year comes around, we’re excited to share with you the Altmetric 2013 Top 100 list – a review of the 100 papers that have received the most online attention this year.

From a study on the after-effects of Fukushima, to an analysis of the contents of chicken nuggets, each paper has a story to tell.

Click here to browse through the full list, explore by category or institution, and dig into the data behind the rankings.

What is Altmetric?

Altmetric tracks what people are saying about papers online via news stories, blogs, social media, and bookmarking sites, and uses a scoring algorithm to determine the overall score awarded to each paper.

The sources and weighting of each are then displayed in a donut visualisation, which you can find via the Altmetric bookmarklet, or displayed on the article page on a publisher’s website.

Read more about the top 100 list on the Altmetric blog

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