PlumX’s Facebook Altmetrics – Measure Up!
If you look only at public comments on Facebook for a piece of research, you’re cheating yourself. The real news is in the total volume of all Facebook interactions. We’re not talking about a whisper campaign – it’s simply this: If you’re not seeing the full altmetrics picture, Read More
Researcher Altmetrics Profiles–Faster, Easier with RSS Feeds
We’ve just made it easier to create and update researcher academic profiles. Now you can automatically update PlumX profiles using RSS or Atom feeds – which news sites, blog platforms and other publishers use to broadcast regularly-changing web content. This feature delivers researchers faster recognition for activity and usage around their research. Read More
PlumX Funding Opportunities: Using Recent, Relevant Impact Metrics to Find Funding
Finding new funding for research is critical for researchers and those who support them in order for their research to continue. Yet, they are often frustrated with the tools available to help them. The key is striking the right balance between casting a wide net and providing relevant opportunities that are suitable based on a researcher’s history and current research focus. Read More
PlumX Benchmarks: How Do You Compare?
At Plum Analytics we often talk about telling the story of research. We mean many things by that. One of the things we mean is to use modern metrics to understand how your institution compares to its peers and leaders in any research field. Read More
PlumX Benchmarks: Overview Makes it Easier to See How You Compare Now
How do you measure and benchmark your institution’s research performance? Traditionally, many academic benchmarking tools use citation analysis to measure and compare institutions’ research. However, citations are lagging indicators of impact, and they do not do some disciplines in the social sciences and humanities justice. Read More
Twitter, Blogs and News: See All Mentions of Your Research in One View
We’re excited to launch changes to our PlumX Artifact pages throughout the PlumX Suite. These pages represent a single academic work and all its associated metrics. We’ve added new tabs for Tweets, Blog Mentions and News Mentions. Viewing all these public interactions with a researcher’s work has always been a key feature of PlumX, Read More
“To Tweet or Not To Tweet?” Is Not the Question
Do academics today have to participate actively in social media to stay relevant? While some are skeptical of the value of metrics like blog mentions, tweets and facebook likes being used to measure academic impact, it’s undeniable that academic conversations are increasingly moving online. Read More