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Altmetric and Altmetric Explorer for Institutions

This guide provides an introduction and overview of the Altmetric and Altmetric Explorer for Institutions tools licensed by the U-M Library.

What is Altmetric Explorer for Institutions?

Altmetric Explorer for Institutions is a dashboard that allows users to browse, search, and query Altmetric data associated with researchers and departments at the University of Michigan--and elsewhere. The tool can be used to find and connect with readers of your work; to understand and communicate about online engagement with the work of any given researcher or department, or to see which research is most often mentioned in the news, cited in policy, etc.

This introductory video will give you an overview and walk you through the basic functionality of this tool: