New research from academics at the University of Warsaw and the Warsaw University of Technology uses Overton data as a baseline to highlight the increase in publications related to climate change, to help them understand how to improve the tracking...
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New experimental research from academics at UCL explores how academic scholarship influenced government educational policy during the Covid pandemic, evaluating to what extent policy makers used the ‘best’ available research.
Citing research-based evidence in policymaking more often is a no-brainer. After all, it stands to reason that making and delivering decisions that affect the public should be well reasoned using the latest objective information available. However,...
Overton’s data featured in new report: Investigating the effects of open sharing commitments during Covid-19
A new report, entitled ‘From intent to impact: Investigating the effects of open sharing commitments’, jointly published by the Wellcome Trust, Gates Foundation and UKRI has made use of Overton’s policy document data to support their analysis.
On 20th September 2022, we travelled to Turku, Finland for the annual Nordic Workshop on Bibliometrics and Research Policy conference, to meet colleagues from across the sector and present a short lightning talk and poster. Our presentation focussed...
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...
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.