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Map of number of citations LSHTM authored papers have received

The School’s research has impact in 189 countries, and we can prove it!

Did you know School authors have collaborated with authors in Liechtenstein? Or Greenland? Or North Korea? Or that the top three European countries which cite our work are the UK, Switzerland and The Netherlands?

Now you can explore which other countries the School has collaborated with or been cited by…

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Open Access and researchers: interview with Antonio Gasparrini

Open Access Week is now in its eighth year offering the opportunity to celebrate our achievements so far, and further promote awareness to help make Open Access the new norm in research worldwide.

Exemplifying some of the achievements at The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the institutional repository…

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Fresh Martian Impact Crater by Stuart Rankin https://flic.kr/p/ptSdih

Explaining Altmetrics at LSHTM

Fresh Martian Impact Crater by Stuart Rankin (CC-BY) https://flic.kr/p/ptSdih

As users of the School’s Publications Database and LSHTM Research Online may have noticed the Altmetrics plug-in which records social media mentions of research by our academic staff.

It’s an impressive tool which…

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Top 5 downloaded papers from LSHTM Research Online – August 2014

Image caption: Metric Mania by Batega. License: CC-BY

Last month LSHTM Research Online had over 21,000 full text papers downloaded. The top three downloading countries last month were Germany, US and France.  Below are the top five downloaded papers for August:

Lockman, S; Shapiro, RL; Smeaton, LM; Wester…

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Introducing Altmetrics

You may have noticed the recently installed Altmetrics plug-in on the School’s online repository of research – LSHTM Research Online as well as on the Schools’ Publications Database. Below each paper now appears a doughnut or polo with different colours and a number  to quickly convey information about each…

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