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Todd Carpenter's Update on the NISO Alternative assessment metrics Initiative at CNI Fall meeting in Washington, DC on December 9, 2013.

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Carpenter Update on NISO Altmetrics Initiative at CNI Fall meeting in Washington, DC Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Do We Need Standards for Alternative Metrics? What is NISO hoping to accomplish? Todd Carpenter, Executive Director, NISO NISO Alternative Assessment Initiative CNI Fall Project Briefing Washington, DC | December 9, 2013
  • 2. About • Non-profit industry trade association accredited by ANSI with 150+ members • Mission of developing and maintaining technical standards related to information, documentation, discovery and distribution of published materials and media • Volunteer driven organization: 400+ spread out across the world • Responsible in various wasy for standards like ISSN, DOI, Dublin Core metadata, DAISY digital talking books, OpenURL, MARC records, and ISBN
  • 3. Phase 1 Discussion Forums NISO Alternative Assessment 
 Metrics Initiative ! Brainstorming Meetings October 9, 2013 // December 11, 2013 // January 23, 2014 Washington, DC | San Francisco, CA | Philadelphia, PA
  • 4. Define altmetrics, please
  • 5. Usage Based Metrics
  • 6. Clickstream Analysis
  • 7. Social Media Metrics Image: Danny Brown, The State of Social Media Marketing 2012
  • 8. Clickstream network analysis Clickstream data yields highresolution maps of science Johan Bollen, Herbert Van de Sompel, et al. PLoS One, February 2009
  • 9. Behavioral Metrics
  • 10. Multivariate analysis
  • 11. Sentiment Analysis
  • 12. Citation of non-traditional content Citations to new forms of communication aren’t as simple as one might think. ! Define a use of this? Image: Domenico, Caron, Davis, et al.
  • 13. We’ve got what, now how?
  • 14. What can be measured? Image: Flickr user karindalziel
  • 15. How do we measure things?
  • 16. At what granularity do we measure things?
  • 17. Which measurements are valuable?
  • 18. How do we ensure the validity of those measurements?
  • 19. How to (or even if we should) deal with other issues such as gaming?
  • 20. Issues we face with alternative metrics
  • 21. Basic Definitions ! (So we are all talking about the same thing)
  • 22. Comparison across providers Source:  Scott  Chamberlain,  Consuming  Article-­‐Level  Metrics: Observations  And  Lessons  From  Comparing  Aggregator  Provider  Data,   Information  Standards  Quarterly,  Summer  2013,  Vol  25,  Issue  2.
  • 23. Consistency in what is counted Source:  Scott  Chamberlain,  Consuming  Article-­‐Level  Metrics: Observations  And  Lessons  From  Comparing  Aggregator  Provider  Data,   Information  Standards  Quarterly,  Summer  2013,  Vol  25,  Issue  2.
  • 24. Authorship ----Disambiguation & Contributor Roles
  • 25. Open exchange of component data
  • 26. TRUST
  • 27. What is NISO trying to do?
  • 28. Alterna(ve  Assessment   Ini(a(ve   ! Phase  1  Mee(ngs October  9,  2013    -­‐  San  Francisco,  CA December  11,  2013  -­‐  Washington,  DC January  23-­‐24  -­‐  Philadelphia,  PA ! Phase  1  report  expected  in  May  2014
  • 29. Alterna(ve  Assessment  Ini(a(ve   ! Phase  2 Presenta(ons  of  report  (June  2014) Priori(za(on  Effort  (June  -­‐  Aug,  2014) Project  approval  (Sept  2014) Working  group  forma(on  (Oct  2014) Consensus  Development  (Nov  2014  -­‐  Dec  2015) Trial  Use  Period  (Dec  15  -­‐  Mar  16) Publica(on  of  final  recommenda(ons  (Jun  16)
  • 30. Criticism
  • 31. Why now? Isn’t it too soon? Can NISO to do this?
  • 32. How soon is now?
  • 33. These things take time
  • 34. It will be hard to change
  • 35. Capital “S” Standards vs standards (i.e., best practice)
  • 36. “All I see now is blonde, brunette, redhead”
  • 37. ISQ Altmetrics Issue Now Available Open Access! www.niso.org/publications/isq/
  • 38. One Very Last Thing… Image from Will Lion: http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/2646213692/
  • 39. Thank you! Todd Carpenter, Executive Director tcarpenter@niso.org National Information Standards Organization (NISO) 3600 Clipper Mill Road, Suite 302 Baltimore, MD 21211 USA +1 (301) 654-2512 www.niso.org