Altmetric Blog

Archive: March 2014

Something colorful caught our eye on Reddit last week: an amazing, homemade, altmetric-like origami piece. We got in touch with creator Ariel Williams to find out more about how she creates her pieces and give us a quick step by step guide. So, in theory, all you need to do is follow the simple steps below and you too can be the proud owner of your very own construction. There’s also an online tutorial here. Good luck! 1. Begin with your materials. Each pile is made out of 12 pieces.   … Read More
It’s been a few months since we launched the Altmetric widget for bloggers; so far we’ve had some great feedback and seen an encouraging amount of take up. We thought we’d take a look at some of the implementations to date to help inspire others who might like to do the same: 1. figshare Fellow Digital Science supported start up figshare have added a customized version of our widget to their blog. The widget is pulling in all articles tracked by altmetric which are related to the keyword phrase ‘data … Read More