Open Science Meet-up on 20 June 2017: Impact Metrics & Researcher Profiles

Please save the date for the next Open Science Meet-up:

Venue & hour: 14-17 o’clock at the Central Campus Library, Platz der Göttinger Sieben, 1st floor (via the gallery, signs will be put up).

Please let us know if you plan to come, and register by Sunday, 18 June 2017 via:

Draft Agenda

Welcome & Round of Introductions

Research impact metrics & researcher profiles – Astrid, Daniel (15 min presentation + discussion)

A publishers’ perspective on impact metrics – Xenia van Edig, Copernicus Publications (15+15)
Topics: article-level metrics including usage statistics, citations, social media, what do authors think about these metrics?

15.30 – 16.00
Show & Tell: Views on how to present your researcher profile online, how metrics can be used etc.
Would you like to contribute, e.g. show us your profile and what you (dis)like on the platform (e.g. Research Gate, ORCID, Impactstory, Mendeley)? Please get in touch with Birgit/Julika/

Outbreak discussion
What do these metrics mean, evaluation of features, good and bad points

Reports from the working groups + next steps


Please get in touch if you’d like to contribute and/or have any comments on the agenda.

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