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This 60-minute class will provide instruction on traditional and alternative metrics for measuring scholarship. We wil explore how we measure the reach of our scholarship and experiment with new tools that allow us to measure our impact in new ways. 

  • Attendees will understand traditional measures for journals and individuals.
  • Attendees will be introduced to new tools for measuring the single unit of scholarship.
  • Attendees will learn how to measure their research impact using altmetric tools such as Impact Story.

Can't wait for a class? You can find up-to-date help regarding Altmetrics on the Library's Research Impact Guide.

Request an Altmetrics Class