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Copyright for Authors & Creators: PlumX Analytics

A guide for students, staff, and faculty members on author rights and copyright.

PlumX is for Texas Wesleyan University faculty & staff. All other profiles will be deleted.

Making your PlumX Account

You can access the login page for PlumX via the library website in the online resources section.

When the university purchased PlumX Analytics the library manually added all of the current faculty. If you have started at Texas Wesleyan within the last few years, you may not have a profile.

1. Login to start making your profile:

Username:  txwes-faculty

​​Password:  plumx ​

*Please note that the password is all lowercase.

2. Select "Add New Researcher"

PlumX researcher section

3. Fill out the form to submit your profile. Be sure to include your department in the "Associated Groups" field so that you are searchable by your subject area.

plumx group selection

4. Save your profile and start tracking your publications.


If you have issues with the funcitonality of the Plum X Analytics site contact their support team at

Please let the library know of any issues if they continue to persist. 

If you have an analytics services you would like the library to investigate, please contact Caitlin Rookey.



Plum Analytics was recently acquired by Elsevier. Tutorials and help guides are still being developed. For assistance contact

Stay tuned for up to date information on Plum Analytics!

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