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Altmetrics for librarians: 100+ tips, tricks, and examples

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posted on 03.10.2016, 18:19 authored by Stacy KonkielStacy Konkiel, Natalia MadjarevicNatalia Madjarevic, Amy LightfootAmy Lightfoot

Altmetrics are a hot topic in libraries nowadays, but what do they mean in a practical sense for the average librarian’s work?

In this ebook, you'll learn:

  • The top resources for planning altmetrics outreach and workshops on your campus;
  • How to use altmetrics to make collection development decisions;
  • Why simple metrics are no good for your faculty's promotion and tenure dossiers (and what data you can use instead);
  • The best places to learn about developments in altmetrics that affect libraries;
  • ...and much more!