SciELO Livros usage now in PlumX!
In 2017, we began our partnership with SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online: http://www.scielo.org). SciELO was founded in Brazil in 1997 and is a publicly-funded initiative aiming to support cooperative, free electronic publishing and dissemination of scientific journals from developing countries. Read More
Measuring Societal Impact with PlumX Metrics and Overton
In PlumX Metrics, we have 3 citation metric categories that help demonstrate the societal impact of a piece of research output – Clinical, Patent and Policy citations. These citations help researchers, institutions and funders demonstrate public engagement with their research. When we first started incorporating policy citations back in 2017, Read More
EBSCO metrics in PlumX to be discontinued
We have been happy to have been able to continue to include EBSCO Usage and Capture data, as well as clinical citations from DynaMed Plus Topics, after our move from EBSCO to Elsevier in 2017. Effective November 1, 2020, PlumX Metrics will no longer be receiving usage and capture metrics from EBSCO and PlumX Metrics will no longer appear in EBSCOhost and EBSCO Discovery Service. Read More
Introducing Patent Family Citations in PlumX Metrics
Patents are one of 3 types of metrics currently in PlumX that can demonstrate societal impact – how a piece of research impacts an economy, culture, public policy, health, or the environment. Patents, in particular, can demonstrate economic impact. In PlumX, Read More
Digital Commons dashboards + PlumX Metrics = The complete picture of your scholarship’s impact
We are pleased to announce that PlumX Metrics — including citations, media mentions, tweets and more — are now integrated into all Digital Commons dashboards. Administrators, authors, journal editors and others now have easy and efficient access to a greater variety of metrics to build powerful pictures of usage and impact. Read More
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
Announcing Airiti’s Academic Citation Index (ACI) in PlumX
Airiti Incorporated, headquartered in Taipei, is the leading e-content provider of Chinese academic journals. The company provides Chinese and Taiwanese academic e-journals, conference proceedings and dissertations to more than 72,000 libraries in 122 countries and territories around the world. Read More