Including citation counts alongside the other modern metrics categories allows for side-by-side analysis.
The following are the sources of citation counts that are currently in PlumX.
Metrics as of October 13, 2021
|Citation Indexes||Airiti Academic Citation Index||The number of Airiti ACI works that cite the artifact|
|Citation Indexes||Chinese Science Citation Database||The number of Chinese Citation Database (CSCD) works that cite the artifact|
|Citation Indexes||CrossRef||The number of articles that cite the artifact according to CrossRef|
|Citation Indexes||PubMed Central||The number of PubMed Central articles that cite the artifact|
|Citation Indexes||PubMed Central Europe||The number of PubMed Central Europe articles that cite the artifact|
|Citation Indexes||RePEc||The number of RePEc works that cite the artifact as computed by CiTEc|
|Citation Indexes||SciELO||The number of SciELO articles that cite the artifact|
|Citation Indexes||Scopus||The number of articles that cite the artifact according to Scopus|
|Citation Indexes||SSRN||The number of SSRN works that cite the artifact|
|Patent Citations||USPTO||The number of patents that reference the artifact according to the United States Patent and Trademark Office|
|Patent Family Citations||EPO, IPO, JPO, USPTO, WIPO||The number of patent families that reference the artifact according to the European Patent Office (EPO), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Intellectual Property Office of the United Kingdom (IPO), United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and Japan Patent Office (JPO)|
|Clinical Citations||Dynamed Plus Topics (historical only)||The number of Dynamed Plus Topics that reference the artifact|
|Clinical Citations||PubMed Clinical Guidelines||The number of Clinical Guidelines from PubMed that reference the artifact|
|Clinical Citations||National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) – UK||The number of Clinical Guidelines from NICE that reference the artifact|
|Policy Citations||Policy document source lists curated by PlumX and Overton.io||The number of policy documents that reference an artifact|
To see the changes we have made to our metrics go to our audit log.