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Checklists to detect potential predatory biomedical journals: a systematic review

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medicine, May 2020
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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 (94th percentile)

Mentioned by

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99 tweeters

Citations

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19 Dimensions

Readers on

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52 Mendeley
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Title
Checklists to detect potential predatory biomedical journals: a systematic review
Published in
BMC Medicine, May 2020
DOI 10.1186/s12916-020-01566-1
Pubmed ID
Authors

Samantha Cukier, Lucas Helal, Danielle B. Rice, Justina Pupkaite, Nadera Ahmadzai, Mitchell Wilson, Becky Skidmore, Manoj M. Lalu, David Moher

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 52 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 52 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Librarian 11 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 15%
Student > Master 7 13%
Researcher 4 8%
Professor > Associate Professor 4 8%
Other 10 19%
Unknown 8 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 10 19%
Medicine and Dentistry 9 17%
Computer Science 4 8%
Arts and Humanities 3 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 4%
Other 14 27%
Unknown 10 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 58. 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 28 September 2021.
All research outputs
#507,442
of 19,463,333 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medicine
#388
of 2,895 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#15,613
of 291,573 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medicine
#1
of 1 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 19,463,333 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 2,895 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 39.4. This one has done well, scoring higher than 86% 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 291,573 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 94% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 1 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has scored higher than all of them