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Friday, November 6 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
What’s My Motivation, Darling? Inspiring Researchers to Build and Measure the Reach and Impact of their Work

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Researchers can use many different channels to build awareness of their work. Many are overwhelmed by the options, and less than confident with the tools; others simply don’t see any value in this kind of outreach, but are increasingly being pressured to do it nonetheless. Librarians often find themselves being asked for guidance - what do the different tools do and which ones are effective? This session will help you answer those questions, by providing a high-level overview of several outreach tools and channels, and of the various metrics by which their effectiveness can be assessed. We will provide a take-home summary of the landscape - sign up in advance to add tools to the list that will be covered.

Speakers
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Sara Rouhi

Director of Engagement & Advocacy for Altmetric and Dimensions, Digital Science
Sara Rouhi is Director of Engagement & Advocacy for Dimensions with responsibility for education and outreach in the US and Canada for both Digital Science’s new Dimensions platform and Digital Science’s alternative metrics company, Altmetric. She... Read More →
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David Sommer

Product Director and Co-founder, Kudos
David is Product Director and Co-founder of Kudos - the award winning service for researchers, institutions and publishers to help maximise the impact of published work. David has over 20 years' of experience in the global publishing industry, having held senior technology and sales... Read More →
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Graham Stone

Information Resources Manager, University of Huddersfield
Graham is Information Resources Manager at the University of Huddersfield UK where he manages the library’s information resources budget, including acquisitions, subscriptions and APC payments. He also manages the University Repository and University Press. Graham has been involved... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 4:15pm EST
Citadel Green Room, Embassy Suites