altmetric: Gather altmetric metadata from a DOI

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altmetricR Documentation

Gather altmetric metadata from a DOI


It gathers altemtric metadata from a DOI using Altmetric API ( A single research output may live online in multiple websites and can be talked about across dozens of different platforms.

Altmetric is a search engine which collects and collates all of this disparate information to obtain an informative view of the online activity surrounding your scholarly content.


altmetric(doi = "10.1016/j.joi.2017.08.007")



is a character. It contains a list of DOIs. A DOI is a persistent identfier of a scholarly document.


a data frame. Each row contains the full metadata record for each scholarly document.

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doi = "10.1016/j.joi.2017.08.007"

df <- altmetric(doi = doi)

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