Labels articles with an altmetrics score, which is a quantitative measure of the quality and quantity of attention that a scholarly article has received. It is derived from three main factors: volume, sources, and authors of mentions.
Researchers can create their own 'badges' to display and share article data on their personal websites for free: Altmetric Badge
Tracks more than 20 different types of artifacts, including journal articles, books, videos, presentations, conference proceedings, data sets, source code, cases, and more. With this suite of tools, you can answer questions about research that you can't answer today: How do I provide quantifiable research outcomes in pursuit of grant funding? How do I tell how departments or labs measure up to their peers? How do I discover “rising stars” in different research areas for recruiting or co-research purposes?
Article-Level Metrics are available, upon publication, for every article published by PLOS. Researchers can stay up-to-date with their published work and share information about the impact of their publications with collaborators, funders, institutions, and the research community at large. These metrics are also a powerful way to navigate and discover others’ work. Metrics can be customized to address the needs of researchers, publishers, institutional decision-makers, or funders.