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Archive: May 2018

The following guest blog post was written by Elizabeth Brophy, Journals Publishing Manager at John Wiley & Sons: Questions are what drive academic publishing. As a journal publisher, I am driven by the questions of the authors and editors I work with, and, in the ever-evolving publishing landscape, questions surrounding the presence, use, and impact of research articles online are becoming more prominent. These are the questions Altmetric can help us answer; many publishers, as well as libraries and institutions, now use Altmetric to track research outputs online, and whilst the way Altmetric presents its data has changed over … Read More
As you may know, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation will be in force starting on 25 May 2018. At Altmetric, we take the privacy of our users very seriously, and are working hard so we’re fully compliant with the new law when it comes into effect. We’re currently in the process of updating our Privacy Policy with more detailed explanations about personal information that we collect and use through our website, products, and marketing activities. One of the most important areas that we’ll cover in this new policy … Read More
Welcome to the April High Five! On a monthly basis, the High Five post highlights the papers that have received the most attention from a particular attention source type – whether it’s blogs, policy documents, Twitter, Wikipedia, or something else! This month we’ll be focusing on the papers published in April that we’ve tracked the most attention for on Wikipedia. #1 How many butterflies? Image credit: David Raju Our first paper is “Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India” … Read More