Altmetric launch Badges for Books - attention insights for thousands of scholarly books and chapters

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Catherine Williams

Apr 25, 2016, 7:04:48 AM4/25/16
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Dear Colleagues,

We're excited to share the news that Altmetric today announce the launch of Altmetric Badges for Books, providing 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 details page provide authors, editors and readers with a real-time record of mentions from mainstream media, public policy documents, online reference managers, blogs, social media, and post-publication peer review platforms.

Designed to be embedded in book and chapter pages on publisher websites and other content-hosting platforms, readers are able to click on the badges to view the Altmetric details page, which provides a collated record of all of the online mentions. The service will launch on the Taylor & Francis Routledge Handbooks Online platform, with the badges going live in May.

The attention data for books is also available to institutional subscribers through the Explorer for Institutions platform (

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Kind regards
Catherine Williams
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