Tracking patent citations is one important way to understand the economic impacts of scholarship.
Altmetric are now indexing citations to research found in 8 million patents from nine jurisdictions worldwide, including World Intellectual Property Organization, United States Patent and Trademark Office, and the European Patent Office.
You can now use patent citation data to:
- find examples of the commercialisation of research
- visualise the economic impacts of research over time
- export patent citations for use in reports and presentations
Altmetric are offering a half-hour webinar:
Introduction to Altmetric’s newest data source, patent citations
April 24th 2018 at 3 pm
Altmetric is a tool that tracks social media and news attention to research papers and other publications. For more information see: http://libguides.stir.ac.uk/altmetric
To access Altmetric for Institutions:
- In the University Portal, select the Resources tab, select A-Z list of online resources, choose A, then Altmetric for Institutions
Senior Research Librarian