New data sources added to Article-Level Metrics | The Official PLoS Blog 2012-08-20


“In 2009, PLoS became the first publisher to add comprehensive usage and reach data to every published article so that the entire academic community could form their own assessments of their value.  Today, we’re pleased to announce the addition of 3 new data sources to our Article Level Metrics (ALM) program: article usage from PubMed Central; number of users via Mendeley; and number of Facebook mentions. We have also re-vamped the display of ALM data on the ‘Metrics’ tab of each article. To find out more about these article enhancements, you can watch a short (



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Date tagged:

08/20/2012, 15:00

Date published:

02/18/2012, 10:59