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Altmetrics: Value all research products.

Overview of attention for article published in Nature, January 2013
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About this Attention Score

  • 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
3 news outlets
blogs
17 blogs
policy
2 policy sources
twitter
268 tweeters
facebook
9 Facebook pages
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
24 Google+ users

Readers on

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

Piwowar H, Heather Piwowar

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 349 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 25 7%
Spain 10 3%
Germany 8 2%
United Kingdom 6 2%
Netherlands 4 1%
Canada 3 <1%
Italy 2 <1%
Japan 2 <1%
Sweden 2 <1%
Other 17 5%
Unknown 270 77%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Librarian 44 13%
Researcher 43 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 26 7%
Student > Master 22 6%
Other 17 5%
Other 40 11%
Unknown 157 45%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 67 19%
Computer Science 55 16%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 16 5%
Medicine and Dentistry 11 3%
Unspecified 8 2%
Other 35 10%
Unknown 157 45%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 342. 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 11 May 2018.
All research outputs
#23,392
of 10,768,289 outputs
Outputs from Nature
#2,850
of 57,478 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#476
of 308,499 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature
#49
of 986 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 10,768,289 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 57,478 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 71.1. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 95% 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 308,499 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 986 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.