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Value all research products

Overview of attention for article published in Nature, January 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (95th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
4 news outlets
blogs
17 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
258 tweeters
facebook
9 Facebook pages
wikipedia
10 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
24 Google+ users

Citations

dimensions_citation
257 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
410 Mendeley
citeulike
26 CiteULike
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Title
Value all research products
Published in
Nature, January 2013
DOI 10.1038/493159a
Pubmed ID
Authors

Heather Piwowar

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 410 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 28 7%
Spain 14 3%
Germany 8 2%
United Kingdom 8 2%
Brazil 6 1%
Netherlands 5 1%
South Africa 5 1%
Canada 3 <1%
Australia 2 <1%
Other 24 6%
Unknown 307 75%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 83 20%
Librarian 75 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 58 14%
Student > Master 52 13%
Other 30 7%
Other 92 22%
Unknown 20 5%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 130 32%
Computer Science 90 22%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 39 10%
Medicine and Dentistry 21 5%
Business, Management and Accounting 12 3%
Other 91 22%
Unknown 27 7%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 335. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 23 June 2022.
All research outputs
#71,274
of 21,403,294 outputs
Outputs from Nature
#5,915
of 87,992 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#495
of 293,201 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature
#42
of 958 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,403,294 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 87,992 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 97.5. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 93% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 293,201 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 958 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 95% of its contemporaries.