Altmetric tracks a wide range of online sources to capture the conversations and activity related to research outputs. The sources of attention include:
Public policy documents
Online reference managers
Post-publication peer-review platforms
Open Syllabus Project
Multimedia and other online platforms
To be able to track the online attention for a specific piece of research, there are 3 things needed:
Generally, Altmetric tracks mentions related to these types of research outputs:
The unique identifier is important for Altmetric to be able to match the attention to the research. Identifiers Altmetric is designed to automatically recognize extend far beyond journal articles, and include:
Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia License.
QUT acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands where QUT now stands.