[Duraspace] 4 things every librarian should do with altmetrics | Impactstory blog

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 14:58:38 SAST 2014

Researchers are starting to use altmetrics to understand and promote their
academic contributions. At the same time, administrators and funders are
exploring them to evaluate researchers’ impact.

*In light of these changes, how can you, as a librarian, stay relevant by
supporting their fast-changing altmetrics needs?*

In this post, we’ll give you four ways to stay relevant: staying up-to-date
with the latest altmetrics research, experimenting with altmetrics tools,
engaging in early altmetrics education and outreach, and defining what
altmetrics mean to you as a librarian.

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