• Finding out which sources, institutions and journals Overton tracks

    You can see the information Overton tracks by going to the ‘Browse Data’ tab in the menu bar when you’re in the app. If you can’t find a source, institution or journal that you’re looking for, get in touch at support@overton.io or request a new policy source by filling in…

  • Requesting a new policy source

    Overton is always adding new policy sources and we’re always happy to hear from our clients about which ones they would like to see prioritised. We promise that the first 7 policy source requests your organisation makes each year will be treated as top priority and will be added to…

  • Key sources

    Citations or mentions in some policy sources may be more relevant to your organisation than others. To help you quickly see results from the policy sources you care about the most, we have created the Key Sources feature. Viewing and customising your Key Sources Your default Key Sources are set…

  • Saved searches, alerts, tags and highlights

    If you have created an Overton account, you are able to customise your search experience in a few different ways. If you are accessing Overton using IP authentication, you will need to create an account in order to access these features. Save a search Once you have run a search…

  • Sharing and exporting search results

    Sharing a search term using a url When you run a search, the search parameters are shown within the website url. You can share this url with anyone with an Overton account (or within the dedicated IP for clients with an IP access site license). Eg. This url creates the…

  • Searching for policy documents that cite or mention your organisation

    Run a search Go to the dashboard and select the ‘Search Policy Documents’ tab in the search window. Start typing your organisation’s name and you will see a dropdown appear below with suggested searches. Select one of the options in the dropdown, or if you prefer, you can just run…

  • Guide for account admins

    Each organisation using Overton has a staff member listed as the Group Admin – this person can see who has created an account, see who else is an Admin, hibernate inactive accounts and find your organisation’s unique invite link. If you are the Group Admin, you will have an extra…

  • Getting started with Overton

    Your organisation has just signed up for an Overton subscription – great news! What next? Getting access This depends on the type of license (team or site-wide) and the type of access (invite link or IP access) that your organisation has. One of your colleagues will be the Group Admin…