by Sarah Berry
Recent users of EBSCOhost databases may have noticed a new addition to their search results – a so-called “Plum Print.”
Plum Prints are displayed in search results, allowing users to compare and contrast resources.
A close-up of the analytical information provided by the Plum Print
Developed by Plum Analytics these prints are icons that provide valuable viewing information to users, such as the number of views, shares, or cross references of the book or article. As a result, viewers are able to visualize the impact or use of a specific resource in the academic world.
To learn more about Plum Prints check out these Plum Analytics articles: “The Plum Print: Coming to a Result List Near You,” “See the Plum Print Altmetrics…In More than Just Articles,” and “Visualizing Impact: The Plum Print.”