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News mentions

News mentions

Can apply to:  Primarily journal articles Metric definition:  The number of mainstream online news and magazine outlets that reference a journal article Metric calculation:  Counts are determined by the number of news outlets that reference a specific journal article....
Mendeley readers

Mendeley readers

Name:  Mendeley readers (also called Mendeley bookmarks) Can apply to:  Primarily journal articles, but also other types of research outputs, such as web pages and books, which users add to their Mendeley reference libraries. Metric definition:  The number of Mendeley...
Citations, software

Citations, software

Can apply to: Software packages and papers describing software packages Metric definition: The number of times a piece of software or code (or a paper that describes software or code) has been cited as a resource in a journal article or book. Metric calculation: Like...
Blog mentions

Blog mentions

Can apply to: Primarily articles, books, and other scholarly items with persistent identifiers Metric definition: The number of times a scholarly output has been linked to from a blog. Metric calculation:  Blog mentions are comprised of raw counts of links to outputs,...
Facebook, shares, mentions, likes

Facebook, shares, mentions, likes

Name:  Facebook – shares, comments, and likes Can apply to: All scholarly products that have a URL, including journal articles, books, web pages, blog posts, videos, and other products. Metric definition: Likes, comments, and shares are direct actions that can...