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This module enables Islandora Altmetrics integration.

This modules uses the Altmetrics API. Before using this module one should familiarize oneself with the licensing.


This module requires the following modules/libraries:


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Install as usual, see this for further information.


Configuration path is admin/islandora/tools/altmetrics (Administration > Islandora > Islandora Utility Modules > Islandora Altmetrics Configuration).

There are three administration options:

  • Altmetric Badge
    • provide one of the badge types defined by Altmetrics. Default is the small rectangular badges. Other options include
  • Altmetrics Popover
    • defines the location where the popover displays. Current options are left, right, top or bottom.
  • DOI XPath
    • the XPath to the DOI element e.g. /mods:mods/mods:identifier[@type="doi"]

The module provides a block, Islandora Altmetrics, that can be placed in a block region.

The block comes with some default configurations.

Once enabled the badge is displayed on pages that have a DOI as configured and some metrics. If it has a DOI, but doesn't display, then the article doesn't currently have any metrics.


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