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Python Altmetric API v1 wrapper

Project Description

pyAltmetric is a python wrapper for Altmetric API v1. It provides an API for downloading and reading citations both individually and in bulk.


pip install pyaltmetric


Fetching by individual citations by identifiers:

from pyaltmetric import Altmetric

a = Altmetric()"241939")

a = Altmetric("api_key_goes_here")

Querying the database:

a.citations("1w", page=1, nlmid="0410462")

Reading a citation:

>>> from pyaltmetric import Altmetric, Citation
>>> b ="241939")
>>> c = Citation(b)
>>> print c.title
u'Rebuilding Global Fisheries'
>>> c   # provides a snapshot of a citation's coverage across platforms.
Altmetrics on: "Rebuilding Global Fisheries" with doi 10.1126/science.1173146
published in Science.

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  • Free software: BSD license

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