Altmetric’s Top 100 Articles of 2015

altmetricToday, Altmetric unveiled its Top 100 list of the most shared and discussed academic research of 2015: 

The ranking is determined based on which research papers published in the last year have received the most attention from the sources tracked by Altmetric – including mainstream media sites, Wikipedia, blogs, social networks, post-publication peer-review forums, and online reference managers, among others.  The list can be filtered by institution, journal, access type and subject category.


  • Dartmouth has two papers in the top 100!
  • 42% of papers that made the list  were published under a gold Open Access license.
  • #1 article (published in Nature) was referenced by 97 news stories, 2,428 tweets, 61 blog posts, and 3 Wikipedia references!




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