January 28, 2022

“Altmetric Mentions and the Communication of Medical Research”, New Report From Digital Science

The following report was recently made available by Digital Science and funded by Nesta, a registered charity in the UK that promotes innovation.

Digital Science is a business division of Macmillan Science Education. Altmetric and FigShare are two DS products.


Altmetric Mentions and the Communication of Medical Research


Jonathan Adams
Digital Science

Tamar Loach
Digital Science


The report looks at whether data emerging from media ‘mentions’ of research provide timely indicators of outcomes linked to social and technical innovation for stakeholders in networks beyond academia.

Direct to Full Text Report (17 pages; (PDF)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.