Impact Story is an open-source tool founded in 2011 by Jason Priem and Heather Piwowar. It provides social media metrics for diverse research outputs (such as articles, blog posts, datasets, and software) from Altmetric.com, Twitter, Mendeley, CrossRef, BASE, ORCID, etc. Impact Story offers a free online profile for researchers. It provides an overview of social media metrics and achievements (including the volume of discussions, openness, and global reach) of research outputs. An example of Impact Story researcher’s profile shown below:
Impact Story imports research outputs from ORCID. It is important for researchers to have an updated and public ORCID profile in order to be tracked by Impact Story. If interested to link your ORCID profile with Impact Story, follow these instructions here.