Latest Posts

SciELO and PlumX: More Open Access, More Insight

Both researchers and academic publishers in developing countries face an uphill battle when they seek to make an impact in their fields on the global stage. Researchers need both access to academic content to stay abreast of research developments, and a forum to publish results of their research that might get the attention the research deserves. Read More

PlumX and Policy Document Citations

Finding references to research in policy documents is important because there are new demands on researchers and those who support them to demonstrate public engagement with their research, its impact on government policy and cultural life, and societal impact in general. Read More

Categorizing Policy Document Citations in PlumX

At Plum Analytics, we’ve been working hard to incorporate policy document citations into PlumX. The term “policy documents” can be a nebulous way of describing documents resulting from the research of non-profits, governmental organizations and think-tanks. They can take the form of white papers, Read More

The Importance of Tracking Blog Post Mentions of Research

Recently we announced a partnership with ACI Information Group to bring more blog post mentions to PlumX. ACI individually curates blogs through researchers with expertise in each blog’s topic or field of study in a variety of academic and research disciplines. Read More