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All Stack Exchange Q&A Sites Now Covered in PlumX Metrics

PlumX Metrics now finds references to your academic content in all topic-based forums from the Stack Exchange network of Q&A sites. Stack Exchange was created in 2008, beginning as Stack Overflow, a Q&A site for software development questions. It rapidly became an important online reference for programmers world-wide: a 2016 survey of professional software developers found that 74% of respondents visit Stack Overflow weekly. Read More

New in Captures: CiteULike Readership

We recently expanded PlumX metrics with a new addition in our Captures category: CiteULike readership. CiteULike is a web-based social bookmarking tool that aims to promote the sharing of citations to academic papers. Users can store, share, Read More

World-Wide News Coverage in PlumX

Worldwide News

PlumX now looks for references to scholarly works in more News sources, from more countries around the world than ever. With the addition of News mentions from Newsflo, a media monitoring company acquired by Elsevier in 2015, PlumX now scours over 55,000 different news sources from 191 different countries – Read More

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