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We want to make it easier to trace the evolution of policy, not just from academic research to policy, but also the links between policy documents themselves.
If you missed us at the EARMA 2022 conference in Oslo earlier in May, never fear – there are lots more opportunities to meet the Overton team over the coming month!
This week, we're heading to Oslo for the EARMA 2022 conference. We're really excited to be be attending an in-person conference after a long hiatus, and to participate in discussions on research support in the new normal – the theme of the event.
Overton's database of policy document is extensive – at the time of writing, we have 6,069,397 policy documents from 30,644 policy organizations – and we're adding more all the time. On top of making their full text searchable we categorize and...
For the past few months, I have been working with the Overton team to understand the makeup of materials indexed in the Overton database and the nature in which they cite academic literature. I’m pleased to announce that the results of this analysis...
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.