Tag Archives: impact

Kudos and Editage partner to help researchers summarize work in plain language to enhance its discoverability

(April 18, 2017, Philadelphia, U.S.) Kudos, the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, and Editage, the trusted scientific communications advisor to researchers worldwide, have partnered and announced the launch of a new co-branded website. Through this partnership, subject-matter experts from Editage will create plain language summaries to help broader audiences […]


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A new approach to track impact and reach of over 120,000 OECD research outputs

(18 April 2017,  London, UK and Paris, France)  Data science company Altmetric today announced a new pilot project with The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to track and report on the impact of over 120,000 articles, chapters, books, papers, tables, charts and statistical datasets in the OECD iLibrary. The OECD seeks to promote […]


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Citations are more than merely assigning credit – their inclusion (or not) conditions how colleagues regard and evaluate your work

(6 April 2017) The significance of citations goes far beyond energising and rewarding academic competition. Patrick Dunleavy in the LSE Impact Blog outlines why citations are so important; from setting up a specialist discourse in an economical and highly-focused manner, guiding readers seeking to follow your extended chain of reasoning, right through to showing you […]


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Altmetric Badges for Books adopted by The MIT Press providing new attention insights for authors, editors and readers

(29 March 2017,  London, UK and Cambridge, MA)  Data science company Altmetric today announced that The MIT Press has integrated Altmetric Badges for Books into its book pages. Visitors will be provided with an at-a-glance summary of the online attention relating to all of their monograph titles, discovering for the first time the broader engagement from key […]


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Japanese science stalls over past decade, threatening position among world’s elite

(22 March 2017, London) According to the Nature Index, Japan’s scientific output has failed to keep pace with other leading nations over the past decade, risking its position among the world’s elite if renewed government efforts fail to reverse a downward trend in its performance. Japan’s share of high-quality papers included in the Nature Index […]


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Kudos announces integration with Editorial Manager, helping more authors with copyright-compliant sharing of their research articles

(7 February 2017) Kudos the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, and Aries Systems, have announced a partnership through which plain language summaries will be captured at the point of submission within Editorial Manager. Earlier in 2016, Kudos ran a six-month pilot to assess author interest in providing plain language […]


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IOP Publishing partners with Altmetric to improve author services

(21 November 2016) IOP Publishing has announced a new partnership with Altmetric and Digital Science, to provide its authors and readers with a deeper understanding of how published research is being used and discussed. Authors and readers will be able to view the online attention surrounding each publication via the Altmetric badges embedded into article […]


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Kudos and Clarivate Analytics announce results of successful pilot and plans for further integration

(17 October 2016)  Kudos the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, and Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, have announced the results of a pilot integration between the Kudos platform and the ScholarOne publication workflow system. The companies partnered earlier this year to collect […]


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Ruth’s Rankings News Flash! QS and Times Higher Education roll out their 2016-2017 rankings

Breaking News!  Oxford University ranks number one in THE World University Rankings! (23 September 2016)  Last year, we did an in-depth comparison of the updated rankings from ARWU, QS and THE in Ruth’s Rankings 15.  This year we focus on any changes in methodology and top world and Asia/Pacific rankings. We did a brief update […]


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Karger announces cooperation with Kudos and Figshare

(11 August 2016, Basel) The international Swiss-based biomedical publisher Karger has partnered with Kudos to support authors in their search to increase reach and impact of the articles they have published in Karger open-access journals. Karger has also enlisted the services of Figshare to assure a consistent, user-friendly visualization, independent of size and format, of […]


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Impact is not just a “Factor”: Seeing the different facets of research resonance

(25 July 2016) John Sack of the HighWire Press adds to the ‘impact’ debate  by describing “resonance”. He notes that resonance facets include: research resonance – which readers largely agree is legitimately measured by citations; reader resonance – which can be measured by usage (downloads or views, for example) or some scholarly altmetrics; societal resonance – which can be […]


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Badges for Books provides title and chapter-level attention insights

(25 April 2016, London, UK)  Altmetric today announce the launch of Altmetric Badges for Books, enabling publishers to provide an at-a-glance summary of the online attention a published book and it’s individual chapters have received. Now available on content that is identified by ISBN (International Standard Book Number), the distinctive Altmetric donut badges and associated […]


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Kudos partners with Research Media and Research Square to increase readership and impact for research publications

(22 March 2016) Kudos, the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications, has partnered with Research Media and Research Square to explore the value of professionally-created lay summaries, infographics and videos in increasing readership and impact for research publications. Through these pilot programs, Kudos offers publishers the opportunity to sponsor the […]


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Springer and Altmetric to launch new platform for book impact at the London Book Fair: Bookmetrix

Valuable insight into the broader impacts and dissemination of nearly 180,000 books and more than three million chapters published by Springer (14 April 2015, London) Springer today announces that it is becoming the first publisher to offer title and chapter level metrics across all of their books via a new platform, Bookmetrix. developed in partnership […]


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Paperity partners with Altmetric in measuring social impact of papers

(23 February 2015) With the advent of the internet era and online academic publishing, the way how scholars communicate and how their impact is measured is undergoing radical evolution. Traditional citation-based metrics, such as impact factor or h-index, are being increasingly complemented by alternative metrics, or altmetrics, which measure online attention received by a given article […]


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