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Maximizing your research identity and impact: Altmetrics

Definition

Altmetrics are metrics for social media mentions and uses of journal literature.  This data can be useful for monitoring your personal impact.

Altmetrics and Citation Rates

Researchers have found a link between scientists' public engagement and citation rates.  See Building Buzz (Scientists) Communicating Science in New Media Environments published in Journalism & Mass Communications Quarterly (2014) for details.

 

Discover@MU

Plum Analytics altmetrics data is available in Discover@MU.

Research databases
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Altmetric data in Scopus

  • Altmetric for Scopus is a 3rd party web application that runs within the sidebar of article and abstract pages in the database Scopus.
  • It only appears in the sidebar when there is data available for the article that you're currently viewing.
  • Additional information

Altmetric Bookmarklet

  • Download from Almetric.com.
  • Available for Chrome, Firefox and Safari.
  • Add bookmarklet to your bookmarks toolbar.
  • Provides altmetric data for articles with a single click.
  • Bookmarklet only works on PubMed, arXiv or pages containing a DOI including publisher sites like Nature, Springer and selected Elsevier journal titles.

Altmetric ORCID Profile

The Altmetric ORCID Profile app aggregates altmetric data based on your ORCID ID