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Technology: Rise of the e-book

Overview of attention for article published in Nature, December 2011
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (60th percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
2 blogs
twitter
25 tweeters
googleplus
3 Google+ users

Citations

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1 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
20 Mendeley
citeulike
2 CiteULike
Title
Technology: Rise of the e-book
Published in
Nature, December 2011
DOI 10.1038/480451a
Pubmed ID
Authors

Carl Zimmer

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 20 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 6 30%
Researcher 4 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 15%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 10%
Lecturer 1 5%
Other 4 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 20%
Arts and Humanities 3 15%
Physics and Astronomy 3 15%
Business, Management and Accounting 2 10%
Computer Science 2 10%
Other 4 20%
Unknown 2 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 41. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 16 February 2013.
All research outputs
#785,003
of 21,421,530 outputs
Outputs from Nature
#27,525
of 88,040 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#5,691
of 250,333 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature
#407
of 1,036 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,421,530 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 96th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 88,040 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 97.6. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 68% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 250,333 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 1,036 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 60% of its contemporaries.