More Ways to Tell the Stories of Research

We founded Plum Analytics with the vision of providing modern metrics to help anyone who performs, funds or publishes research, to tell the stories of their research through greater insight to what is happening with it around the world.   Read More

New Easy to Use Artifact-Level Metrics Page

We are happy to announce a new artifact-level metrics page. An artifact is any piece of research output. Some of the most popular artifacts include: Article Blog Post Book Source Code Theses/Dissertation Video Below is the new Artifact-Level Metrics page. This is the largest redesign of PlumX to date. Read More

PlumX Expands “Mentions” Category by Tracking Blogs

Blogs are an important part of today’s scholarly communication ecosystem. Researchers often write about their own or others’ research, share data and carry on conversations that push their field forward. This is why we’ve been working hard to expand our coverage of blog mentions in PlumX. Read More

New Capture Metrics Launched

PlumX tracks 5 categories of metrics:  usage, mentions, social media, citations, and captures.  Metrics that we categorize as captures are when an individual is interacting with research online and “captures” it for later.  Examples of capture metrics that are already a part of PlumX are: Bookmarking the page on Delicious Adding it to Elsevier’s Mendeley as a reader Favoriting a slide presentation on Slideshare Favoriting a video on YouTube Subscribing to a channel on Vimeo or YouTube Followers, Read More

New Artifact Types Supported in PlumX

We recently updated the types of artifacts that we support to better reflect the diversity of research documents that our customers want to track. Giving customers flexibility in how they manage their research output collection is a hallmark of PlumX, and is critical to being able to do an accurate assessment. Read More

PlumX Dashboard Extended with New Visualizations & Analytics

We are thrilled to release the first version of our new analytics reporting feature, PlumX Analytics. From the beginning, our vision was to give people who perform, support and fund research easier ways to answer their questions and tell the stories about the research. Read More

PlumX Gets New View of Tweets

We just launched a new way for users to see the tweets for their research output, also known as artifacts. This new view is accessible directly from a PlumXTM artifact page and shows all tweets that are publicly accessible in reverse chronological order. Read More

PlumX Widget Review

In honor of the Frankfurt Book Fair this week we want to review the PlumXTM widgets. The PlumTM Print is an article-level widget that visually changes based upon the metrics in each of the five categories of metrics. Read More

PlumX Now Supports IP Authentication

PlumX now supports IP authentication to enable customers to have more granular control over access to their dashboards and data. IP authentication is one of the most popular methods for controlling access to enterprise applications, especially for customers with a large number of potential endusers that might want or need access without full log-in credentials. Read More

Researcher and Group Level Widgets Are Here

With PlumXTM you can track metrics at multiple levels or group. For example, an academic institution might track metrics at: Researcher Lab Department Institution Discipline Subject These groups are user-definable; each PlumX customer establishes their unique way to analyze research impact. Read More