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Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, & the Question of Research Impact

Class Details

What does it mean for research to be meaningful? How do metrics help and hinder our understanding of research impact? This session addresses the history and evolution of meaningful metrics in higher education. Topics to be discussed include the pros and cons of bibliometrics; the rise and risks of altmetrics; tools for tracing researcher impact; and the influence of different venues and disciplines on impact communication.

Presenter: Robin Chin Roemer, Head of Instructional Design and Outreach Services, University of Washington Libraries

Date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Region/Office: National
Jan 17, 2018
1:00PM - 2:00PM PT
Instructor(s):
Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator
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