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Thu 29 Nov 2018
10:00 - 11:30

Venue: 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5

Provided by: Cambridge University Libraries


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Metrics: the Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Thu 29 Nov 2018

Description

This session aims to help you navigate your way through the metrics maze. It will enable you to discover research by using metrics and how metrics can determine online impact.

It will introduce article metrics, personal indicators such as the H-index, and altmetrics. Various tools including Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar and Altmetric will be demonstrated. Please bring your own device if you wish to follow along with the session.

Target audience
  • All STEMM graduate students
  • Other staff and students welcome
  • For further information please see our eligibility criteria
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 29 Nov 2018   10:00 - 11:30 10:00 - 11:30 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5 map Yvonne Nobis
Aims
  • Introduce different types of metrics and the tools used to provide these
  • Demonstrate the use of metrics to discover research and to identify growth areas
  • Illustrate how metrics can determine research impact
Format

Presentation, discussion

Duration

90 minute session

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