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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Library Speaker Discusses Using Social Media to Measure Scholarly Impact

Description:
Jason Priem upends traditional methods of measuring scholarly impact by looking in new places such as Wikipedia and Twitter. Doing so promotes and rewards new forms of Web-native scholarship. Priem demonstrates that altmetricsa term he coinedcan inform conversations about what it means to impact scholarship today. Priem is a PhD student at the University of North Carolina  Chapel Hill and will speak at McKeldin Library as part of a series exploring the future of research libraries. Free and open to the public. {Will appear in FYI on Dec 4, 2012
Start Time:
10:00 AM
End Time:
11:30 AM
Room:
Special Events Room 6137
Common Location Name:
McKeldin Library
Web Address:
www.lib.umd.edu/speakerseries
Other Contact Information:
Eric Bartheld +1 301 314 0964 ebarthel@umd.edu lib.umd.edu


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