Overton has launched a micro-grant to fund academic research into policy. Here Overton’s founder Euan Adie explains our motivation and rationale for supporting researchers in this field.
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Many of our users want to see where research by a given individual has been cited in our database of policy documents. You can now find all scholarly articles in Overton associated with a given ORCID (or set of ORCIDs)
We’ve tried to make it easy to use Overton as a university from the first login - and one way we do that is to automatically show you the policy documents that cite people or papers from your institution:
We have made some improvements to our Excel export feature to make it even more useful for users.
A few weeks ago one of our new institutional clients had the excellent idea to introduce a topic export feature – and it went live today.
Our DOI search is used by lots of clients to track a defined cohort of articles through into policy. Following feedback from users, you can now search by ISBNs, PubMed IDs and PubMed Central IDs as well as DOIs. The same list can include a mix of...
We’re delighted that, from today, users of Elsevier’s PlumX platform will be able to see Overton policy citations related to their scholarly articles.
At Overton we are passionate about helping organizations understand how their research influences...
A team of researchers at Sciencemetrix made use of Overton's data to run a large-scale study of the uptake of cross-disciplinary research in policy documents. Their analysis has been published in Quantitative Science Studies this month – you can...
This week we launched a major upgrade to the reporting functionality within the Overton platform, following feedback from clients.
What is Overton
We help universities, think tanks and publishers understand the reach and influence of their research.
The Overton platform is the world’s largest searchable policy database, with over 9 million documents from 31k organisations.
We track everything from white papers to think tank policy briefs to national clinical guidelines, and automatically find the references to scholarly research, academics and other outputs.