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The Hunter Forum at ALA Midwinter 2017

Dec 09, 2016

The Hunter Forum at ALA Midwinter 2017

You are cordially invited to:

The Hunter Forum, hosted by Elsevier Library Connect at the 

2017 ALA Midwinter Conference

Atlanta, GA, USA

The Universe of Research Metrics:

Driving Evaluations and Institutional Outcomes

Discover how metrics help illuminate the impact of research


Saturday, January 21, 2017

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET

The Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) | Room B211/212 





Dr. Brad Fenwick

Senior Vice President Global Strategic Alliances




Rebecca Reznik-Zellen
Head of Research and Scholarly Communication Services
Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School


“Current Practices & Future Challenges in Metrics-based Services”

What metrics-based services can libraries offer to measure research productivity and impact? What are the current practices, challenges and future directions for these services?” 



Jessica Clemons
Associate University Librarian for Research Education and Outreach
State University of New York at Buffalo


“Metrics in Research Performance”

What is the role of metrics in promotion and tenure? How do librarians help generate metrics, and what are some potential disruptors?



Dr. David Lee
Vice President of Research
University of Georgia


“Metrics and Research Impact” 

When trying to grow the university’s research enterprise, which metrics matter and why?



Dr. Lisa Colledge
Director of Research Metrics


“A basket of metrics approach to research performance”  

As research outputs become more diverse, researchers have more opportunities to communicate their outputs, and research metrics are becoming more widely used by evaluators, alongside expert opinion, to help make sense of the widening range of skills and expertise. What is in the basket of metrics that might be used to communicate the big picture of a model of research performance?



SPACE IS LIMITED secure your seat.  REGISTER by January 16, 2017.