Webinar on June 8: Researcher profiles and metrics that matter

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“I wanted to share information on a free, one-hour Library Connect webinar that will take place Thursday, June 8 (11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT).”

Researcher Profiles and Metrics That Matter

Register: http://libraryconnect.elsevier.com/library-connect-webinars?commid=257883


  • Chris Belter, Bibliometrics Informationist, NIH Library
  • Ellen Cole, Scholarly Publications Librarian, Northumbria University
  • Andrea Michalek, VP of Research Metrics, Elsevier | Managing Director of Plum Analytics

Topics to be Covered:

  • Clearing up misconceptions about bibliometric indicators
  • Metrics as a means to counterbalance other biases
  • Telling researchers’ stories through metrics
  • Metrics for different disciplines and career stages
  • Promoting ORCID at various points in the researchers’ career
  • Touchpoints for researcher training


Also, there is a recording now available of the May 18 Library Connect webinar:

High-impact Library Services and Outreach

Watch the webinar: http://libraryconnect.elsevier.com/library-connect-webinars?commid=255645


  • J. William (Bill) Draper, Reference Librarian, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Donna Gibson, Director of Library Services, Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center
  • Katy Kavanagh Webb, Assistant Professor | Head, Research and Instructional Services, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University


  • Scaffolding library instruction throughout students’ studies
  • Supporting undergraduate research and living learning communities
  • Identifying the informationist’s role in the 7 steps of a systematic review
  • Managing users’ expectations with service-level agreements
  • Improving scholarly communication via working papers/preprints
  • Ensuring research papers are discoverable on SSRN with targeted metadata


I hope you will be able to join us on June 8, or register to receive a reminder to view at another time.




Colleen DeLory

Editor, Library Connect Newsletter

Moderator, Library Connect Webinars




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