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About This Guide
Altmetrics measure research impact using alternate (or alternative) metrics.
This guide to Altmetrics addresses the following questions:
- What are altmetrics?
- Who provides altmetric data?
- How is the quality of altmetric data ensured?
- Where do I find altmetric data?
- How do I use altmetrics to improve my professional applications?
Additional Resources on Altmetrics
Altmetrics on Twitter
These resources offer more insight on altmetrics:
Bibliometrics and Research Impact Librarian
Guides Relevant to Bibliometrics
Altmetrics are used to compliment other bibliographic measures.
To learn more about other measures of research impact, see the following guides:
This guide is a co-creation of Lauren Byl, Kailee Hilt, Shannon Gordon, Laura Bredahl, and Stephanie Mutch.