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Webinar | Librarians & altmetrics: Tools, tips and use cases

Jan 31, 2014

Altmetrics are becoming an integral part of looking at the impact and reach of research. Tracking social and online outlets, altmetrics provide quick feedback from a wide range of sources. In this webinar, library experts will discuss how altmetrics work, tools available, and the application of altmetrics in a range of institutions and for various user groups. What steps should librarians be taking to incorporate altmetrics into their workflows and reports? Find out in this information-packed free webinar on altmetrics. Join three library and information industry experts for this 50-minute webinar on altmetrics.
 

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Librarians & altmetrics: Tools, tips and use cases
Thursday, February 20, 2013
11:00-11:50 a.m. EST (16:00-16:50 BST / 17:00-17:50 CEST)
 



 
Presenters:
 

Kristi Holmes, Bioinformaticist, Washington University in St. Louis

Kristi's professional interests include open science, support and training in genomic medicine, and understanding the impact of research efforts. She serves as the outreach lead for the research discovery platform VIVO and is a member of the ORCID Outreach Steering Group. More ...
 
 

Jenny Delasalle, Freelance Consultant/Librarian

Jenny's interests include bibliometrics and altmetrics, the changing landscape of scholarly communication, and how researchers can and do share and promote their research while also protecting their professional image. Jenny has worked in a number of academic library roles at various UK higher education institutions, including most recently at the University of Warwick, managing the library's support of researchers. More ...
 

Mike Taylor, Research Specialist, Elsevier Labs 

Mike's current areas of work include altmetrics, contributorship, research networks, the future of scholarly communications and other identity issues. He has worked in various capacities within the ORCID initiative. More ...
 

 

Main topics:

  • Tools and widgets available for tracking altmetrics
  • Correlation with other publishing metrics
  • Impact measurement and impact strategy
  • Case studies for altmetrics application: students, young scientists and clinical researchers, PIs of large grants
     
Format:
 
Registration is required for this live 50-minute webinar. It will be broadcast internationally and includes time to ask the panelists questions. Questions for the panel can be submitted in advance during the registration process. The webinar is a complimentary event and part of Elsevier's Library Connect program for academic, health sciences, corporate and government librarians.
 
Additional Information:
 
The webinar is a complimentary event and part of Elsevier's Library Connect program for academic, health sciences, corporate and government librarians.
 
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Mendeley - an academic social network, PDF organizer and reference manager
 
Scopus - the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature with smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research 

 

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