Exeley Continues Collaboration with Plum Analytics

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01-December-2017 ,  Press Room - Press Room

Exeley is proud to announce its extended collaboration with Plum Analytics. Its flagship product, PlumX Metrics, will be provided to all of the journals published on Exeley’s platform. PlumX Metrics provides insights into the ways people interact with individual pieces of research output (articles, conference proceedings, book chapters, and many more) in the online environment (for example by twitting about research). 


PlumX Metrics’ are divided into 5 separate categories: Usage, Captures, Mentions, Social Media, and Citations.

  • Metrics_Icons_UsageUsage – A way to signal if anyone is using the research. Examples: clicks, downloads, views, library holdings, video plays.
  • Metrics_Icons_CapturesCaptures – Indicates that someone wants to come back to the work. Captures can be an leading indicator of future citations. Examples: bookmarks, code forks, favorites, readers, watchers.
  • Mentions – Measurement of activities such as news articles or blog posts about research. Mentions is a way to tell that people are truly engaging with the research. Examples: blog posts, comments, reviews, Wikipedia links, news media 
  • Metrics_Icons_SocialMediaSocial media -This category includes the tweets, Facebook likes, etc. that reference the research. It measures the attention and shows how well a particular piece of research has been promoted. Examples: +1s, likes, shares, tweets 
  • Metrics_Icons_CitationsCitations – This is a category contains both traditional citation indexes such as Scopus, as well as citations that help indicate societal impact such as Clinical or Policy Citations. Examples: citation indexes, patent citations, clinical citations, policy citations