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Announcing Chinese Science Citation Database (CSCD) in PlumX Metrics

The Chinese Science Citation Database (CSCD), established in 1989 by the National Science Library at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and contains journals in the fields of mathematics, physics, chemistry, astronomy, geoscience, biology, agriculture and forestry science, medicine and health, engineering technology, Read More

Changes to WorldCat® Holdings in PlumX Metrics

In 2013, PlumX Metrics partnered with OCLC to add WorldCat® library book holdings* as a usage metric. Holdings are an important metric to help librarians, researchers and others to understand the impact of research in disciplines where books represent a significant portion of the research output. Read More

What do the metrics really mean??

Are 20 citations good? That’s often a question we hear from our users – are my PlumX Metric numbers good or bad? It can be hard to determine what the metrics actually mean. One way we can help is to provide some context, Read More

Airiti iRead eBooks Usage now in PlumX Metrics!

Elsevier Research Metrics is excited to announce the release of books content and usage metrics for the Airiti iRead eBooks platform in PlumX Metrics. This new complement of data adds to our existing suite of Airiti metrics which already include usage metrics from the airiti Library and citations from the Academic Citation Index. Read More

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