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Wikis, blogs and podcasts: a new generation of Web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medical Education, August 2006
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#21 of 3,023)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
4 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
28 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages

Citations

dimensions_citation
696 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
1176 Mendeley
citeulike
72 CiteULike
connotea
33 Connotea
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Title
Wikis, blogs and podcasts: a new generation of Web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education
Published in
BMC Medical Education, August 2006
DOI 10.1186/1472-6920-6-41
Pubmed ID
Authors

Maged N Kamel Boulos, Inocencio Maramba, Steve Wheeler

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 28 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 1,176 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 41 3%
United Kingdom 23 2%
Brazil 12 1%
Canada 12 1%
Spain 10 <1%
South Africa 8 <1%
Australia 6 <1%
Ireland 6 <1%
Germany 6 <1%
Other 56 5%
Unknown 996 85%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 201 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 164 14%
Student > Bachelor 116 10%
Researcher 111 9%
Professor > Associate Professor 85 7%
Other 398 34%
Unknown 101 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 291 25%
Social Sciences 272 23%
Computer Science 160 14%
Business, Management and Accounting 52 4%
Arts and Humanities 42 4%
Other 228 19%
Unknown 131 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 83. 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 12 July 2020.
All research outputs
#388,604
of 21,326,395 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medical Education
#21
of 3,023 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#11,500
of 326,765 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medical Education
#1
of 3 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,326,395 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 98th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 3,023 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 6.4. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% 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 326,765 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 96% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 3 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has scored higher than all of them