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Engineering Village Adds PlumX Metrics

on Tue, 02/06/2018 - 16:03

PlumX Metrics provide insights into the ways people interact with individual pieces of research output in the online environment. The metrics can be used to determine the reach or impact of a document when evaluating research articles.  Examples include, when research is mentioned in the news or is tweeted about online. Collectively known as PlumX Metrics, these metrics are divided into five categories to help make sense of the huge amounts of data and to enable analysis.  Metrics are categorized into 5 separate areas:

  • Usage – A way to signal if anyone is reading the article or otherwise