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Who Cites You: The h-Index and Beyond

Research impact is a ubiquitous term in academia, and it informs everything from how to write a grant to how you approach marketing yourself as an academic to how a faculty member compiles their dossier.

In this workshop, we will take a closer look at the research impact and scholarly communication environment. This workshop will provide a broad overview, with plenty of time for questions and discussion. Topics include:

  • Specific metrics that are used for evaluation, such as the h-index and its derivatives, the Impact Factor, and alternative metrics for nontraditional research products.
  • How to use databases to discover information about people and organizations (they're not just for papers!).
  • Best practices for working on your own impact goals, including the use of ORCID, the Becker Model, and research profile services.

The 17 Hillhouse room 07 classroom is on the lower level of the 17 Hillhouse building.

Related LibGuide: Research Impact by Jan Glover

Thursday, May 18, 2017
4:00pm - 5:00pm
17 Hillhouse: Library classroom, 07
Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI)   Faculty   Graduate Students   Postdocs   Research Impact   Science   Social Science  
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Kayleigh Bohemier