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The FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Institute at the University of California, San Diego is a week long summer training course, incorporating intensive coursework, seminar participation, group activities, lectures and hands-on training.
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Thursday, August 3 • 1:30pm - 4:30pm
WT08 - Using New Metrics: A Practical Guide to Increasing the Impact of Research

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This course is about altmetrics and the strategies researchers should follow to improve their academic branding. Participants will learn about the traditional form of metrics in an academic environment and compare this form with new metrics. The course will present a step-by-step guide to exploring scholarly online environments so participants can understand how to get the most advantages from these environments to increase the impact of their research by utilizing the Open Access (OA) approach for their own publications.

The course will cover these topics:

  • New metrics and how to use them to build a research portfolio.

  • Supporting the research life cycle for researchers and administrators.

  • Evaluating new forms of research publication.

Proposed level: Intermediate.

Limits on participation: None.

Intended audience: Researchers, faculty members, and students with published papers.

Instructor | Speaker
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Cameron Neylon

Researcher/Scholar/Scientist, Curtin University

Thursday August 3, 2017 1:30pm - 4:30pm PDT

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