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Spotlight on Captures: Early indicators of citation counts

More and more, policymakers are expecting scientists to demonstrate the value of their research to society. While peer review and bibliometrics have become accepted methods for assessing the impact research has on other research, there is currently no established framework that addresses the impact of research on the broader society. 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

Wikipedia Influences Language in Science Publications

Wikipedia is the 5th most popular website globally.[1] The online encyclopedia contains about 0.5 – 1.0 million scientific articles, but scientists still rarely cite them as a source of knowledge in their papers. However, this does not mean that they are not reading Wikipedia articles. 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

Plum Analytics Provides a Worldly View of Research

It is important to us to provide a  worldwide and comprehensive picture of research impact to enable customers in all regions to tell the stories of their research. Here is a round-up of our announcements about new research metrics from around the world. Read More