Learn to visualize Article Level Metrics data using Google Fusion Tables and Google Charts
All articles published by the Public Library of Science have Article Level Metrics collected. These metrics include citation counts, web views, online bookmarks, and more. The metrics are available through the PLoS ALM API and in a bulk CSV file.
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The updated .xls file is
plos-alm-v5-09182011.xlsdated September 18, 2011. The previous version V4 was
plos-alm-v4-11302010.xlsfrom November 30, 2010.
This new version of the summary PLoS Article Level Metrics file has also been uploaded to Google Fusion Tables.
For a guide to working with and visualizing this data see Visualize PLoS Article Level Metrics with Google Fusion Tables and Spreadsheets.
The latest version of the bulk PLoS Article Level Metrics data has been uploaded to Google Fusion Tables.
Google Fusion Tables provides an API and web based access for complex queries of large data sets. The data can be exported in standard file formats such as CSV. For a guide to working with and visualizing this data see Visualize PLoS Article Level Metrics with Google Fusion Tables and Spreadsheets.
Article Level Metrics
The Public Library of Science collects information for each article they publish. These metrics include citations, downloads, web page views, and community responses. The data is available in an Excel XLS file on the PLoS Article Level Metrics site. Now the metric information has also been uploaded uploaded to Google Fusion Tables, a free service for sharing data.