Libraries empowering scholars (and scholarly communication) through #altmetrics

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Heather Piwowar's presentation at ALA Midwinter #alamw13 ACRL/SPARC panel, Jan 26, 2013.

Libraries empowering scholars (and scholarly communication) through #altmetrics

  1. 1. How libraries can empower scholars (and scholarly communication) through altmetrics Heather  Piwowar  @researchremix   ImpactStory  some photos NC, SA #alamw13  
  2. 2. Research evaluation matters
  3. 3. who gets hired who gets grantswho gets a career in academia
  4. 4. where we publish which journals succeed which journal innovations succeed whether we publish in journals at allthe whole structure of scientific communication
  5. 5. We have a problem.
  6. 6. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ho/09/euwf/ho_24.45.1.htm
  7. 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jsmjr/62443357/
  8. 8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/camilleharrington/3587294608/
  9. 9. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rkuhnau/3318245976/
  10. 10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/conformpdx/1796399674/
  11. 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rkuhnau/3317418699/
  12. 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/zemlinki/261617721/
  13. 13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracenmatt/3020786491/
  14. 14. http://www.flickr.com/photos/the-o/2078239333/
  15. 15. http://www.flickr.com/photos/huzzahvintage/4577075021/
  16. 16. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sunrise/35819369/
  17. 17. what if, instead...
  18. 18. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pixscapes/4331070047!
  19. 19. from a 1-dimensionalevaluation system
  20. 20. to impact flavours CC-BY-NC by maniacyak on flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/maniacyak/3432589472
  21. 21. open!
  22. 22. http://www.flickr.com/photos/europedistrict/5692787622/
  23. 23. how can libraries help?
  24. 24. 1. raise our expectations
  25. 25. http://www.flickr.com/photos/davemurr/4592014327/
  26. 26. http://www.flickr.com/photos/myklroventine/892446624/
  27. 27. http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnanya/2055471833
  28. 28. 2. raise our voices
  29. 29. a) educate that tools exist- admin- researchers
  30. 30. There’s  more  to  impact  than   impact  factor.Who’s  tweeting  about  your  research? Have  you  been  cited  on  Wikipedia? Come  find  out!  
  31. 31. Altmetric.comPLOS ALMPlum AnalyticsReader MeterScience Card
  32. 32. Open metrics, with context, for diverse products.! Board: Cameron Neylon John Wilbanks
  33. 33. b) value diverse metrics inour own field.On grant review committees,journal boards, etc.
  34. 34. 1. raise our expectations2. raise our voices
  35. 35. 3. raise our glasses
  36. 36. a) within our own depts
  37. 37. b) on our campusesinnovative disseminationawards
  38. 38. c) by supporting the toolsyou believe in.
  39. 39. 1. raise our expectations2. raise our voices3. raise our glasses
  40. 40. http://www.flickr.com/photos/joellevand/279468607/
  41. 41. http://www.flickr.com/photos/supersam5/216868485/
  42. 42. thank you!Jason Priem: cofounder of ImpactStoryAlso: Todd Vision, Mike Whitlock, the open science community, and those who release their articles, datasets and photos openly. blog.ImpactStory.org team@ImpactStory.org @ImpactStory ImpactStory.org

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