Answered By: Sarah Taylor
Last Updated: Feb 06, 2018     Views: 5

Altmetrics are alternative metrics; Altmetric is the name of one organisation that watches social media and news sites, for example, to monitor levels of interaction (for example, shares, retweets and likes) as well as government sources. Some platforms (for example Discover@Bolton and UBIR) display the Altmetric “donut”: