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Jenny Delasalle

Dec 08, 2016

Field Weighted Citation Impact

*The Quick Reference Cards for Research Impact Metrics were updated on Dec. 8, 2016 to include CiteScore.* While metrics help illuminate the impact of research outputs, it can be a challenge to assemble a basket of metrics and find definitions and resources in one place. These cards can be a jumping off point for discussions with early career colleagues or researchers. 

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By Jenny Delasalle, Freelance Librarian | May 24, 2016

h-graph for David Neal

This article explains how the h-index is calculated, why it will vary depending on the data source, accounting for discipline and career stage, how to improve the h-index and alternatives to the h-index.

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Apr 20, 2016

Research impact metrics for librarians: calculation & context

In this webinar, librarian Jenny Delasalle and metrics expert Andrew Plume will walk you through some key article, author and journal metrics and put them in a librarian’s context. They will examine how the metrics are calculated and where you can find them. This seminar approach will provide an excellent overview of several metrics you can use to jumpstart or enhance different initiatives.

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By Jenny Delasalle, Freelance Consultant and Librarian | May 27, 2014

Altmetrics on the University of Pittsburgh’s institutional repository

Researchers are noticing the altmetric buttons, badges and scores embedded in articles and asking what they are, whether to pay attention to them, and how to use them. There is an opportunity here for librarians to assess the potential for altmetrics and provide guidance on their application.

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Jan 31, 2014

Altmetrics are becoming an integral part of looking at the impact and reach of research. In this webinar, library experts will discuss how altmetrics work, tools available, the application of altmetrics in a range of institutions and for various user groups, and the steps librarians should be taking to incorporate altmetrics into their workflows and reports.

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