Altmetric Launches New Tool to Help Academic Institutions Track and Report on Broader Impact of Research

« Alternative metrics provider Altmetric today announced the release of Altmetric for Institutions, a web-based software application that enables higher educational institutions to track and evaluate the online dissemination and impact of their authored research.

Altmetric collates mentions of scholarly articles across traditional and social media, blog posts, reference management tools and post-publication peer review sites. In addition to these established sources the data will now also reflect if an article has been cited or mentioned in public policy documents, offering a much needed insight into the real-life application of research (…) »