I’m posting some rough mockups (click ‘em to embiggen) of what a public alt-metrics machine might look like. This would be a place where people could upload a list of DOIs (or some other ID) and get a page that’ll let them track, visualise, and analyse the impact of their work in a broader and faster way than citations alone allow–sort of a Google Analytics for your CV.
I’m thinking it’d be cool to also have a way to embed results in another webpage, so you could make your actual CV show alt-metrics in real time. But there are a lot of directions to take this. If you’ve got suggestions, I’d love to hear!
Here’s the homepage. Pretty basic–just a place to upload identifiers:
And here’s the results page where the real action happens. This shows a result from a pretty large set of articles, like a lab or funder might input: