The UMCG and Altmetric
Altmetrics can be a valuable and additional tool to monitor and report on the attention surrounding your research. The Central Medical Library has launched an Altmetrics project in collaboration with researchers and other stakeholders in the UMCG to raise awareness about changing communication (and its importance) within science.
The data in the UMCG Altmetrics Dashboard comes from the University of Groningen research database 'Pure'. Pure includes all UMCG publications from research institutes, research programs and researchers.
The Altmetric dashboard adds additional statistics to these publications, such as the number of tweets, blogs, news posts, post peer reviews or policy documents that mention a publication, anywhere in the world.
Researchers can use the UMCG Altmetric Dashboard to:
To access the UMCG Altmetric dashboard, simply go to: https://www.altmetric.com/explorer/login from an UMCG desktop or via toegang.umcg.nl
Use Continue as a GUEST, if you don't want to create an account
Use Create an account, if you want be able to create your own reports and alerts.