About our data

An overview of how Altmetric collect and display altmetrics

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Our sources

A unique mixture of academic and mainstream sources help build a more complete picture of research impact.
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How does it work?

Find out how our technology tracks, collates and disambiguates shares and mentions of articles, books, reports, grey literature and more.
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Altmetric details page

A collated, real-time record of the online attention for an individual piece of scholarly content.
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The donut and score

Our colourful visualisation and score provide an at-a-glance summary of the activity for an individual output.
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