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3rd Open Science Meet-up, 20th June 2017

Open Science Meet-up on 20 June 2017 – Impact metrics & researcher profiles


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:


Here comes a draft Agenda:

14.00-14.30 Welcome & Round of Introductions
14.30-15.00 Research impact metrics & researcher profiles – Astrid, Daniel (15 min presentation + discussion)
15.00-15.30 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
16.00-16.30 Outbreak discussion
What do these metrics mean, evaluation of features, good and bad points
16.30-17.00 Reports from the working groups + next steps
17.00 Close

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

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Looking forward to see you soon, on behalf of the orga team,
Julika Mimkes und Birgit Schmidt


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