Chris Belter

Chris Belter

Bibliometrics Informationist
National Institutes of Health Library
Bethesda, MD
United States
christopher.belter@nih.gov

Chris joined the NIH Library in 2014. At the NIH Library, he provides expertise in bibliometrics and other methods of quantitative assessment to support NIH institutes, centers and programs in conducting portfolio analysis. He advises on bibliometric methodology and the role of bibliometrics in portfolio analysis, provides training on bibliometric tools and techniques, and analyzes publications produced by NIH’s intramural and extramural research programs.

 

Prior to joining the NIH Library, he was a public services librarian at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Central Library, where he used bibliometrics to analyze and evaluate portions of NOAA’s publication portfolio. His research focuses on how bibliometrics can expand and enhance the services provided by librarians.

 

He received a Master in Library Science from the University of Maryland and a BA in Religion from Shenandoah University.