Plum Analytics Metrics Audit Log

The following table is an audit log of how sources in PlumX have been changing.  This is as described in our response to the NISO Altmetrics Working Group on Data Quality.  This table is referenced in the PlumX Code of Conduct Report.  You can also read more about our work with NISO here.

Metric Source(s) Change Description Effective Date
Citations: Policy Citations Policy document source lists curated by PlumX Added citation counts for artifacts cited in policy documents. May 30, 2017
Usage: Plays and Captures: Favorites SoundCloud Added Play and Favorite counts for SoundCloud audio files tracked in PlumX. April 14, 2017
Citations: Citation Indexes SciELO Added citation counts and links to SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online), the largest open-access database in Latin America. Jan 17, 2017
Citations: Clinical Citations National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) UK Added citation counts and links to NICE Clinical Practice Guidelines that cite an artifact. Jan 5, 2017
Citations: Clinical Citations Clinical Practice Guidelines from Pubmed Added citation counts and links to Pubmed Clinical Practice Guidelines that cite an artifact. November 9, 2016
Usage, Mentions and Social Media:
Clicks, Comments, Likes and Shares
Facebook Combined three metrics (Facebook Comments, Shares and Likes) into a single new metric, “Shares, Likes & Comments.” Clicks is no longer available. August 3, 2016
Abstract Views and Downloads
Airiti Library Added usage data for one of the largest Chinese e-journals content collections July 27, 2016
Citation Indexes
Crossref Added Crossref citation count data June 3, 2016
Clinical Citations
DynaMed Plus® Added citation count data from DynaMed Plus® Topics May 12, 2016
Captures: Bookmarks Delicious Historical bookmark data only April 25, 2016