On Tuesday we released the latest version of the PLOS Article-Level Metrics application. As always, the source code is available at Github. The changes in this version focus on improving API performance, making it easier to install the application, and RSS feeds for the most popular articles by source and publication date (e.g. the most tweeted papers published in the last 7 days). See the Github Wiki pagefor more details, in the Wiki you also find the development roadmap and the issue tracker for feature suggestions.
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On Wednesday this week I am launching the Front Matter Gazette, a weekly newsletter that highlights exciting science stories from around the web. The linked content highlighted in the newsletter is published elsewhere and is free to read whenever possible. The newsletter requires a paid subscription (available here), 5 €/month
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