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“This webinar was a really useful overview of Altmetrics and in particular its use in an academic library environment - it has given me lots of ideas for the future!” – Louise Farragher, Health Research Board
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This two part webinar introduces the topic of altmetrics to the library community.
The first part of the session briefly defines the term before showing how Springer, a large global STM publisher, provides altmetric data for its journal articles and book content on the SpringerLink platform, to provide valuable and insightful data on the wider impact of published content.
The second part of the webinar provides an overview of how the Scholarly Communications Team at the University of Manchester Library has embedded altmetric support into their standard service to researchers and support staff.
Date: Tuesday 14 July 2015
Time: 1400 BST
Duration: 45 minutes including Q&A (up to 60 minutes maximum if there is sufficient demand for an extended Q&A)
Account Development Manager for North Western Europe, Marketing
Research Services Librarian
The University of Manchester Library
- Introductory knowledge of the term altmetrics
- Appreciation of how a publisher provides altmetric data
- An understanding of how a large research-intensive university can use altmetric data to underpin strategic research goals
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Introductory and non-intensive, no previous knowledge or experience required.
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