Altmetric helps faculty and management in research institutions understand and interpret the attention surrounding their institution’s research. This can help them identify areas of strength or those that need improvement, meaning they can better tailor support to realize long-term objectives.

Altmetrics is a data science company that tracks where published research is mentioned online, and provides tools and services to institutions, publishers, researchers, funders and other organizations to monitor this activity, commonly referred to as altmetrics.