Altmetric data now available in A&A papers! (November 2015)
EDP Sciences has recently added the Altmetric data for Astronomy & Astrophysics.
Altmetric data gives users a more complete picture of how people are engaging with scholarly literature by tracking a variety of sources, including news, social media, bookmarking and peer-review forums, to provide data on the online activity surrounding each research article.
Readers can click on the Altmetric badge to view the original mention and explore the news stories, tweets, blogs and more for themselves.
This data is important to both authors and readers, helping them understand the wider dissemination of research, and allows them to engage in online conversations they may not have been aware of.
See http://www.altmetric.com for more information.