Altmetrics: social media metrics tools expanding the librarian’s role
VALA2016 CONCURRENT SESSION 6: Counting IT
Tuesday 9 February 2016, 15:20 – 15:50
Persistent URL: http://www.vala.org.au/vala2016-proceedings/vala2016-session-6-hulser
Richard P. Hulser
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
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Using a case study at a United States natural history museum, this paper focuses on why altmetrics are important to senior management in research institutions and how librarians in institutions worldwide could utilise altmetrics social media metrics tools to expand the understanding of the value of their information services expertise to support an institution’s mission and goals.
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