Thursday, 24 April 2014

eResearch upgrade

eResearch has recently undergone some upgrading work, which allows for more functions to be added to the service. This includes the ability to generate wordle graphics, like the one above, which has been generated from a full-text search that included all of the eResearch records and papers from 2012 to date.
Another exciting addition is the Altmetric donut app, which indicates if a paper has been tweeted about, saved to Mendeley etc. and can help academics to see what impact their work is having. An example of this working in eResearch is here