Workshops for faculty & graduate students
Many libraries now offer 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.
Training for librarians
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