Altmetric Blog

Archive: May 2021

If you care about the real-world impact of a piece of research, a reference in a report by the World Health Organization or an African Union proceedings is a gold mine. Altmetric tracks policy sources that range from UN organisations to small local think tanks. We are constantly adding new sources to our tracking. Since the beginning of 2020 our policy database has grown from 83 major sources from 23 countries up to 224 sources from 55 countries at the time of this writing – and counting! In order to add a new policy source a developer writes a custom … Read More