Viewing Altmetrics

Viewing Altmetrics

Altmetrics are a new form of metrics,  proposed as an alternative to Journal Impact Factor and other personal citation indices.

They often focus on social networks, online reference managers and bookmarking for analysis, as opposed to peer citation.

See how Altmetrics are used by an institutional repository

Below are two examples from two articles.

Note the presence of the  icon below the social network links.
Click this icon to see a breakdown of the article metrics; the platform the article was shared from, what was written or tweeted about the article, where it was shared, and its overall score.

For more information on Altmetrics, visit their site.

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