Enhancing your Altmetric analyses using Dimensions data
Published on 2018-05-24T16:40:24Z (GMT) by Altmetric Engineering
<p>Altmetric data, whether in badges or the Explorer platform, is an essential complement to more traditional impact metrics like citations or journal-based metrics. Sometimes seeing those impacts side by side and using them for comparative analysis can be tough without linked tools. With the help of the new <a href="https://www.dimensions.ai" target="_blank">Dimensions</a> platform (launched by Digital Science in January) Explorer users now have a tool to make these complementary analyses much easier.</p><p><br></p> <p>In this session Lily Troia, Engagement Manager for Altmetric, and Sara Rouhi, Director of Outreach/Advocacy for Altmetric and Dimensions provide a hands on overview of how data from the Dimensions platform can augment your Altmetric Explorer analyses.</p><p><br></p> <p>The session focuses on:</p> <ul><li>Using Dimensions data to create custom groups for comparative benchmarking and analysis</li><li>Using Explorer export functions to merge Dimensions citation data with Altmetric data</li><li>Using Dimensions author functions to do more custom Altmetric analysis for specific faculty</li></ul>
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Engineering, Altmetric (2018): Enhancing your Altmetric analyses using Dimensions data. figshare. Collection.