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Altmetric on Tour

Cat Williams, 1st September 2014

The Altmetric team is going to be busy over the next few months! It’s back to school time and we’ll be hitting the road again to meet, greet, present and learn from all of you at loads of different events in the run up to Christmas (too early?! get shopping…)

If you’d like to hear more about about how we work and the tools we offer for publishers, institutions and funders, do get in touch to arrange a meeting or stop by our sessions at the following events:

ALPSP Annual Conference
10th – 12th September, London, UK
Altmetric Founder Euan Adie will be speaking in the Metrics and More session along with representatives from Elsevier and Wiley on the morning of Thursday the 11th – drop by the session or email us to arrange a chat.

1:AM Altmetrics Conference
25th – 26th September, London, UK
The Altmetric team will be running, presenting and attending the 1st altmetrics conference, to be held at the Wellcome Collection in London. Over the course of 2 days we will hear from publishers, funders and institutions to see how they are using (or hope to use) altmetrics, and to discuss how the discipline might develop. The event will be live streamed online, so tune in for further details!

Frankfurt Bookfair
8th – 12th October, Frankfurt, Germany
It’s that time of year again already! We’ll be at the Frankfurt Bookfair to meet and greet publishing’s finest – and there’ll be a half hour presentation from Euan on the Professional and Scientific Information hotspot stage in Hall 4.2 at 2pm on Thursday the 9th. Do come along to find out more about how we can help you deliver more value to your authors, readers, and internal teams, and get in touch if you’d like to arrange a time to meet.

Society of Research Administrators Annual Meeting
18th – 22nd October, San Diego, CA
Sara Rouhi, Altmetric Product Sales Manager, will be running a lunch time session Altmetrics: A Practical Introduction on Tuesday the 21st – she’ll also be on hand at booth #604 to answer any questions you might have. Email Sara if you’d like to arrange a meeting.

Internet Librarian International
20th – 22nd October, London, UK
We love librarians! For some time now we’ve offered free tools to librarians, researchers and institutional repository managers to help them get started and find their way around altmetrics.

We’ll be at internet librarian to spread the word; Cat will be running a workshop session on the 20th in conjunction with the nice folks at the University of Sheffield and Wolverhampton University, entitled Altmetrics in the Academy, and Euan will be speaking in the plenary on altmetrics on Wednesday the 22nd. It’s shaping up to be an interesting event – do join us for one of the sessions, or email us for more details.

Digital Library Forum
27th – 29th October, Atlanta, GA
Altmetric product Sales Manager Sara Rouhi will be running a lunch time session, Applied Altmetrics: Implementations and Uses within an Institution on Monday the 27th – join her to find out more about how altmetrics can help you and your faculty in gathering evidence of the wider impact of your research.

Charleston 2014
5th – 8th November, Charleston, SC
Stop by our lunch time discussion, The promise and perils of “alternative metrics”: What librarians need to know about the #altmetrics landscape, to get to grips with the latest developments and new ideas. Altmetric’s Sara Rouhi will be there to answer all and any questions you might have – so feel free to ask!

UKSG One Day Conference and Forum
20th – 21st November, London, UK
We’ll be present on both days so stop by the booth to say hi! Terry Bucknell will be giving a lightning talk overview of all things Digital Science on the afternoon of the 20th.

7th UNICA Scholarly Communication Seminar
27th – 28th November, Rome, Italy
Details TBC!

And likely a few more to follow over the next few months! Do feel free to drop us a line if you have any questions or would like to arrange a chat.

2 Responses to “Altmetric on Tour”

Altmetric (@altmetric)
September 1, 2014 at 12:00 am

Altmetric on Tour: where and when we'll be out & about at conferences and industry meetings over the next few months: http://t.co/o7RUIsvBp8

Lou Woodley (@LouWoodley)
September 1, 2014 at 12:00 am

Where can you catch the @altmetric team in the next few months? http://t.co/jtqYntTpZo

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