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6. Scholarly Communication [clear filter]
Monday, February 23


You talking bout me? Altmetrics: a practical guide
Institutions are increasingly adopting altmetrics as a means to gaining a better understanding of the wider attention their research is attracting. In this session we'll cover that why's, what's and how's of these new metrics, how Altmetric.com provides this data, and explore some use cases to see how they can be used for reporting, discovery, and to further academic engagement.

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Sara Rouhi

Director of Engagement & Advocacy for Altmetric and Dimensions, Digital Science
Sara Rouhi is Director of Engagement & Advocacy for Dimensions with responsibility for education and outreach in the US and Canada for both Digital Science’s new Dimensions platform and Digital Science’s alternative metrics company, Altmetric. She... Read More →

Monday February 23, 2015 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Room 301
  • Online Conference Status Online
Tuesday, February 24


From Data to Application: Real Stories of Using Altmetrics to Understand Impact and Affect Research Success
Altmetrics can help researchers and institutions tell nuanced and inclusive stories about the impact of their work and investments. This presentation will describe how Oregon Health Science University Library is using altmetrics Plum Analytics to help its research community understand its engagement with different communities and online spaces.


Mike Buschman

Founder, Plum Analytics
Plum Analytics
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Robin Champieux

Librarian, Oregon Health & Science University
I am the Research Engagement & Open Science Librarian at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland Oregon. In that capacity, I work to understand the everyday practices and goals of biomedical researchers and students in order to advance the uptake of open scientific workflows... Read More →

Tuesday February 24, 2015 8:45am - 9:30am
Room 204


From socially to scholarly and back again
This session will explore social research networks and services that help researchers to maximize the reach/impact of their work, from language editing and submission guidance, to profiles and commentary. We'll review the evolving metrics landscape and consider how broader research and will further change how research is evaluated.

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Jill Emery

Collection Development & Management Librarian, Portland State University
I am the Collection Development Librarian at Portland State University Library and have over 20 years of academic library experience. I have held leadership positions in ALA ALCTS, ER&L, and NASIG. In 2015, I was appointed as the ALA-NISO representative to vote on NISO/ISO standards... Read More →
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Charlie Rapple

Director, Kudos
Charlie Rapple is co-founder of Kudos, which helps researchers explain and share their work to maximize its impact. I'm trying to develop new reports to give institutions insight into how researchers and scholars are communicating about their work, and to what effect - so I'd... Read More →

Tuesday February 24, 2015 9:45am - 10:30am
Room 103
  • Online Conference Status Online


Is Open Access the Golden Ticket? The Real Cost of OA for the Library
Rising costs of publishing and the decline in library budgets has had a dramatic impact on collections. This presentation will consider whether open access might provide relief to llibrary budgets. Results of a survey of 69 U.S. academic libraries and the impact of open access on their budgets will be highlighted.

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Kim Armstrong

Deputy Director, CIC
Kimberly is currently Deputy Director, Center for Library Initiatives, at the Committee on Institutional Cooperation. The CIC, founded in 1958, is an academic consortium of the fourteen Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago. Her current responsibilities include management... Read More →

Jay Starratt

Dean, Washington State University
Washington State University

Tuesday February 24, 2015 9:45am - 10:30am
Salon A/B


Building an Institutional Repository: Managing Faculty Publication and Author Rights Workflow in the Wyoming Scholars Repository
This session will provide the workflow used to bring faculty publications into the repository and the detailed data analysis that identifies the disciplinary differences affecting the practices of self-archiving, copyrights, accession policies, and the strategy for outreach to colleagues across the academy.


Yumi Ohira, MFA, MLS

University of Wyoming
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Kelly Visnak

Scholarly Communication Librarian, University of Wyoming
I sit on the SJRC Board and am dedicated to bringing wider visibility to research on Social Justice! Check out our collection in the UW Libraries open access Wyoming Scholars Repository http://repository.uwyo.edu/sjrc/

Tuesday February 24, 2015 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Room 105
  • Online Conference Status Online
Wednesday, February 25


Aggregation of Open Access Scholarship and Communities of Practice
The development of the PressForward plugin and the prototype publication Digital Humanities Now offers a test case in the management of new forms of scholarship while exposing the ways that technological innovations can both highlight differences between researchers and foster collaboration and resource-sharing among interested users.

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Stephanie Westcott

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media

Wednesday February 25, 2015 9:25am - 9:40am
Room 203
  • Online Conference Status Online


Open Access Publishing at a Small Library: A Case Study
This presentation will present a case study of launching an online journal that was formerly published in print. The study will present the chain of events that lead to the transition from print to online, and will outline the stages of the editorial team's transition to the OJS platform.

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Lisa Gonzalez

Knowledge Base and License Manager Librarian, PALNI
Lisa Gonzalez is the Knowledge Base and License Manager Librarian for PALNI (Private Academic Library Network of Indiana). Formerly she was the Electronic Resources Librarian at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, and she has worked in academic libraries in Illinois and California... Read More →

Wednesday February 25, 2015 9:40am - 9:55am
Room 203
  • Online Conference Status Online