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ER&L 2015

February 22–25, 2015

Austin, Texas

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You talking ‘bout me? Altmetrics: a practical guide

Monday, February 23, 2015 at 4:15 PM–5:00 PM CST
Room 301
Conference Track

6. Scholarly Communication


Altmetrics, discovery, open access, usage, sharing, content, engagement, attention

Learning Objectives

Attendees will:


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 provides this data, and explore some use cases to see how they can be used for reporting, discovery, and to further academic engagement.


Sara Rouhi, Product Specialist,