PlumX Profiles and Altmetrics Analytics Get a Usability Boost
Two core elements of PlumX have a new look and feel: our profile editing pages and our altmetrics analytics reports. Our mission is to support anyone who funds, performs, supports, or publishes research in tracking and understanding its impact, attention and reach. Read More
Light in the East: Plum Analytics and ISTIC Establish Big Data Research and Discovery Joint Lab in China
Research Altmetrics to Enhance Communication and Discovery in China’s Tech and Science Communities We are now working with the Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (ISTIC) to build the ISTIC-EBSCO Joint Laboratory for Big Data Research and Discovery promoting the academic research of big data in China. Read More
PlumX’s Facebook Altmetrics – Measure Up!
If you look only at public comments on Facebook for a piece of research, you’re cheating yourself. The real news is in the total volume of all Facebook interactions. We’re not talking about a whisper campaign – it’s simply this: If you’re not seeing the full altmetrics picture, Read More
Altmetrics: It’s a Small World After All
Usage data statistics are a valuable metric to researchers, second only to citations. Unlike other altmetrics providers, Plum Analytics has long included usage statistics as an important category of altmetrics. Now, research usage data for one of the largest Chinese e-journals content collections is available through the PlumX altmetrics suite. Read More
The Cancer Moonshot Part 1
On January 12, 2016, President Obama held his final State of the Union speech. In this speech he committed the United States to a “cancer moonshot.” Below is an excerpt of that part of the speech from CNN. Read More
PlumX Benchmarks: How Do You Compare?
At Plum Analytics we often talk about telling the story of research. We mean many things by that. One of the things we mean is to use modern metrics to understand how your institution compares to its peers and leaders in any research field. Read More