Altmetric Blog

Archive: January 2018

Last week, the entire Digital Science family was thrilled to finally announce the Dimensions platform to the world. We at Altmetric were especially excited, as we played a major role by developing a related product: the Dimensions badges. Dimensions badges are interactive visualizations that showcase the citation data for individual publications. Each publication that is indexed in the Dimensions database gets its own badge. Although the first thing you see on every Dimensions badge is the citation count, clicking through to the accompanying details page reveals even more useful information, from new citation performance metrics such … Read More
We’re looking forward to seeing you at upcoming conferences, meetings and events this year! We’ll be giving presentations, workshops and manning booths across the globe and we’d love to meet you and give you an update on the latest product developments, partnerships and integrations we’ve been working on, including IOP Publishing, the Association of University Presses, Amazon and many more! Here’s where we’ll be: ISMPP European meeting, 23rd – 24th January, London, UK Ben … Read More
Happy New Year and welcome to the Altmetric High Five for December 2017, where we look back on the hottest papers of the month! On a monthly basis, my High Five posts examine a selection of the most popular research outputs Altmetric has seen attention for that month. This month’s High Five papers could all be turned into New Year’s resolutions: Don’t get baited by cyber-trolls, watch your weight, forget the calcium pills, eat your vegetables, and be kinder to yourself when you come down with the flu (especially if you are a man!)   Credit: John Bauer … Read More