Altmetrics are here: are you ready to help your faculty? [ALA Research & Statistics Webinar, 4/10/2014]

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Scholarship is changing, along with the way we measure impact. This webinar explores altmetrics and the crucial role librarians have in helping faculty navigate these changes.

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Altmetrics are here: are you ready to help your faculty? [ALA Research & Statistics Webinar, 4/10/2014]

  1. 1. Altmetrics are here Are you ready to help your faculty? 4/10/2014 Stacy Konkiel @skonkiel / stacy@impactstory.org All content in this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License unless otherwise indicated.
  2. 2. Michael McRobbie, President, Indiana University
  3. 3. CC-BY Maria Ly
  4. 4. TODAY’S SCIENCE IS BORN- DIGITAL & INCREASINGLY WEB-NATIVE
  5. 5. Science Communication Lifecycle Data Analysis Stories Conversation
  6. 6. What does this mean for Erin? CCBY-NC-NDErinC.McKiernan
  7. 7. Data
  8. 8. Analysis
  9. 9. Stories
  10. 10. Conversations
  11. 11. Web-native products accelerate science © http://jackandraka.net/
  12. 12. HOW CAN FACULTY CAPTURE THESE IMPACTS?
  13. 13. It used to be simplistic Audience Scholarly Measure of Impact Citing articles Journal impact factors
  14. 14. CC-BY-SA xueexueg
  15. 15. But what about... Different audiences? Different types of engagement? views, discussion, saves, citation, recommendation scholars, public
  16. 16. CC-BY Mel Orr
  17. 17. We return to our question: HOW CAN FACULTY CAPTURE THESE IMPACTS?
  18. 18. scholarly public recommended faculty of 1000 popular press cited traditional citatio n wikipedia discussed scholarly blogs blogs, twitter saved mendeley, citeulike delicious read pdf views html views Altmetrics measure impact...
  19. 19. Data Analysis Stories Conversation ...along every step of the cycle
  20. 20. Citations
  21. 21. Downloads & Pageviews
  22. 22. Post-pub peer review
  23. 23. Post-pub peer review Brookes PS. (2014) Internet publicity of data problems in the bioscience literature correlates with enhanced corrective action. PeerJ 2:e313 http://dx. doi.org/10.7717/peerj.313
  24. 24. Software usage
  25. 25. Readership stats
  26. 26. We return again to our question: HOW CAN FACULTY CAPTURE THESE IMPACTS?
  27. 27. Let’s explore... HOW CAN LIBRARIANS HELP FACULTY UNDERSTAND THESE IMPACTS?
  28. 28. Edmund Hillary and Tenzig Norgay © Tenzig Norgay
  29. 29. Understand altmetrics Correlations between metrics Thelwall M, Haustein S, Larivière V, Sugimoto CR (2013) Do Altmetrics Work? Twitter and Ten Other Social Web Services. PLoS ONE 8(5): e64841. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064841 Jason Priem, Heather A. Piwowar, Bradley M. Hemminger. (2012). Altmetrics in the wild: Using social media to explore scholarly impact. http://arxiv. org/abs/1203.4745 Why scholars use social media Shema H, Bar-Ilan J, Thelwall M (2012) Research Blogs and the Discussion of Scholarly Information. PLoS ONE 7(5): e35869. doi:10.1371/journal.pone. 0035869 Mohammadi, E. and Thelwall, M. (2014), Mendeley readership altmetrics for the social sciences and humanities: Research evaluation and knowledge flows. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. doi: 10.1002/asi.23071
  30. 30. Know when (& which) altmetrics are appropriate to use scholarly public recommended faculty of 1000 popular press cited Scopus/ Web of Knowledge/ Google Scholar citation wikipedia discussed scholarly blogs blogs, twitter saved mendeley, citeulike delicious read pdf views html views
  31. 31. Learn & teach the tools
  32. 32. Learn & teach the tools
  33. 33. CC BY-SA Igomezc What’s cutting-edge today will be commonplace soon.
  34. 34. Thanks! Get in touch: stacy@impactstory.org @skonkiel impactstory.org @impactstory

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