Altmetric Version 2 now available

Today Stirling’s Altmetric for Institutions has been upgraded to version 2.


Altmetric is a tool that tracks social media attention of research outputs: journal articles, data, etc. Version 2 provides a more efficient interface, excellent reporting capabilities and advanced search functionality.

  • Find research outputs: Use Altmetric to search across Stirling’s research or explore the Altmetric database of over 7 million research outputs.




  • Search for a particular Stirling author or division



  • A new Attention Summary Chart provides the ability to identify trends in different attention sources and monitor online engagement over time.



  • Results analysis with the option to download results in .csv for use in Excel.



  • You can subscribe to email reports for your saved searches. In the email reports, you’ll get a summary of your search results as well as an overview of recent attention.



To access Altmetric:



Clare Allan

Senior Research Librarian