New Trends and Indicators of Research Impact and Engagement (6 June 2018)

31/05/2018 to 06/06/2018

A seminar on new tools for evaluating research impact will be co-organized by the Library and ORKTS. It will cover the current landscape of impact evaluation, research communication, and introduce the Altmetric Explorer and Altmetric Attention Score which provide metrics of other research impact beyond traditional citation-based one.

Date: 6 June 2018 (Wednesday)

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon


  • What are altmetrics and how to use them?
  • What are the advantages, limitations, and issues of using altmetrics?
  • What are the benefits for researchers and institutions?
  • Demonstration on Altmetric.

Speaker: Ms. Kathy Christian, CEO of Altmetric

Language: English

Audience: All CUHK staff and postgraduates

Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library

Registration: Online Registration Form

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