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Altmetrics for Researchers

Use the tabs below to learn more about Altmetrics and how to use them to help document the impact of your research

Video hosting sites

Showcase your video creations, conference presentations, lectures, etc. by posting them to video repositories. Some repositories track "views" of your videos for you.

"Vimeo is a video-sharing community for original creative work and the people who create it." (Description from website) Statistics provided include the number of plays, likes and comments your videos receive.  A Basic account is free, but purchasing a Plus or Pro account will provide you with access to "Advanced Statistics", including  weekly, monthly and annual statistics, information about where your videos are being embedded, how many people watch your video(s) to the end, where the people who are watching your videos are located, and more. Click this link to see more information about the statistics that are available.

YouTube is a video hosting and sharing website. Post your videos on YouTube, and then track statistics such as number of views, likes, dislikes, and shares. Statistics are updated daily. Click on the statistics icon below a video for a graphic representation of your statistics. The icon looks like this: .

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