Article metrics give readers information about the relative reach and impact of a specific article. These metrics include:
PlumX Metrics measure what are often referred to as alternative metrics; these numbers are meant to complement the traditional publication metrics and help provide a fuller and more nuanced picture of scholarly publication. They measure impact in five categories:
PlumX metrics can be found in Scopus by clicking on the down arrow near the PlumX icon. All associated PlumX metrics wil appear below the icon.
Scopus includes two types of citation metrics:
Citation metrics in Scopus can be found on the article's document details page.