Many universities host workshops for faculty and graduate students on altmetrics and other research metrics. Here, we’ve collected some of the very best for your reference.
- “10 Easy Steps to Open Scholarship”, Alison Hicks & Andrew Johnson, University of Colorado Boulder, 2014
- “Enhancing the visibility and impact of your research”, Karen Gutzman, Northwestern University, 2014
- “Altmetrics for research: impact measurement & #hcsm”, Robin Featherstone, Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, 2014
- “Social media and altmetrics for scientists”, Wouter Gerritsma, Wageningen URLibrary, 2014
For a “meta” view on designing a library workshop on altmetrics, see Young-Joo Lee’s poster, which describes how she conceptualized her workshop’s design–from needs assessment to delivery to outcome measurement.
Some libraries also offer training for librarians on altmetrics and bibliometrics. The following presentations may be helpful in planning a similar training session at your library.
- “Introduction to altmetrics”, Linda Galloway et al, Syracuse University, 2013
- “Measuring research impact with bibliometrics”, Tanya Williamson, Lancaster University, 2014
- “Altmetrics, Apples & Oranges”, Pat Loria, University of Western Sydney, 2014
- “Joining the ‘buzz’: the role of social media in raising research visibility”, Eileen Shepherd, Rhodes University (now retired), 2014
- “Are the scientists onto something with altmetrics?”, Katie Brown, Charlotte School of Law, 2014