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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Library Speaker Discusses Using Social Media to Measure Scholarly Impact

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
Special Events Room 6137
Common Location Name:
McKeldin Library
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Other Contact Information:
Eric Bartheld +1 301 314 0964

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