In this post, Stacy Konkiel, Senior Data Analyst at Altmetric, highlights the most cited and discussed altmetrics-related research published this year.
In 2020, over 100 articles, preprints, and book chapters were published based on analyses of Altmetric data—far too many to list in a single blog post!
So, we’re changing things up for our annual “research roundup”. Here, I’ve highlighted the most discussed and cited Altmetric-related research published in 2020.
Top altmetrics research, by Altmetric Attention Score
Top altmetrics research, by citation count
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In addition to the research shared in above, you might also be interested in some homegrown Altmetric research published this year:
- An altmetric attention advantage for open access books in the humanities and social sciences, published in Scientometrics by Digital Science’s Data Insights & Customer Analytics guru, Mike Taylor, and
Assessing the Impact and Quality of Research Data Using Altmetrics and Other Indicators, published by yours truly in Scholarly Assessment Reports
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