Mention Metrics

Mentions are the blog posts, comments, reviews, and wikipedia links about your research.

This category of measures when people are truly engaging with your research.

Mentions are where the stories of how people are interacting with research can be discovered. The PlumX platform automatically uncovers mentions.


Below is a listing of the sources of mentions that PlumX monitors.

Metrics as of April 28, 2016

Metric Source(s) Description
Blog Mentions Blog lists curated by PlumX The number of blog posts written about the artifact
Comments Reddit, Slideshare, Vimeo, YouTube The number of comments made about an artifact
Economic Blog Mentions Blog lists curated by PlumX The number of blog posts written about the artifact within the economics discipline
Forum Topic Count Vimeo The number of topics in a forum discussing the artifact
Gist Count GitHub The number of gists in the source code repository
News Mentions News source lists curated by PlumX The number of news articles written about the artifact
Links StackExchange, Wikipedia The number of links to the artifact
 Reviews Amazon, Goodreads, SourceForge  The number of reviews written about the artifact

To see the changes we have made to our metrics go to our audit log.