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Scopus: Alternative Metrics

Interdisciplinary journal article citation index plus author, article, and journal level research metrics

Altmetrics and Author Impact

What are altmetrics and how can you use them to measure the impact of your research?  Librarians a the University of Minnesota explain.


Article level metrics, including altmetrics are available in Scopus. "The Article Metrics module can be found on Scopus in the Document details page,  where a sidebar highlights Scopus citation count (along with percentile benchmarking), Field-weighted citation impact and PlumX Metrics. Clicking on “View all metrics” opens a more detailed Metrics page, displaying all available metrics and the underlying content for further analysis and understanding."1

Plum Metrics
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