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Research Impact: Altmetrics

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Automate your Altmetrics with a dashboard!

PlumX at Pitt: Meaningful impact metrics, providing both traditional metrics and Altmetrics.

Two places to find your Altmetrics at Pitt are:

1. Pitt's repository at D-Scholarship@Pitt. Enter Pitt email credentials to search or deposit scholarly works. Both PlumX and Altmetric analyses are provided for published PDF version of articles, where the publisher supports the technology.

2. Pitt's Faculty Information System (FIS) through Your complete list of publications will soon automatically coordinate between FIS and our repository D-Scholarship@Pitt, along with PlumX and Altmetric Donut altmetric scores.

IF you have an ORCID iD and you have populated your ORCID account with citations, a personal Pitt PlumX account at is waiting for you. Using linkage to ORCID records, PlumX will prepare your analysis. Don't have an ORCID iD yet? Register now at Pitt's own portal,

PlumPrint: a visual indicator of impact can be embedded in associated paper.


Stephen Gabrielson, MSLIS
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