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Researcher Impact & the Responsible Use of Metrics

This session will focus on research impact (what it is, how it can be measured) at three different levels: journal, article, person.  Metrics such as h-index, journal impact factor, times cited, and other measures will be explained and discussed. Traditional metrics as well as altmetrics (e.g, often social media usage) from Web of Science, Scopus, ImpactStory and other databases will be demonstrated with time for hands-on.  Over-arching will be a discussion of the responsible use of metrics movement as well as tools and strategies a researcher can use to tell their research impact story.

Should you fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing your colleagues on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10 per missed workshop.  Please note, it is your responsibility to sign next to your name on the attendance sheet for each workshop session.  A blank signature spot will result in a penalty charge.

Instructor: Heather Cunningham, Assistant Director for Research and Innovation Services, Gerstein Science Information Centre & Mindy Thuna, Head, Engineering & Computer Science Library

Location: Bissell Building, 140 St. George Street, Second Floor, 224/225.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Inforum Library
St. George (Downtown) Campus
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Kathleen Scheaffer