Bibliometrics and Research Assessment Symposium 2018

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  • Aug 20, 2018
  • 08:30 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Natcher Building (Building 45)

Session Description

BIbliometrics and Research Assessment Symposium (or BibSymp) seeks to bring together librarians from a range of institutions to share expertise, ideas, and best practices in providing bibliometric services. Through a blend of keynote presentations, poster sessions, and hands-on training, we hope to inspire and empower librarians to embrace this emerging dimension of librarianship.

Event Program

Day 1: August 20
8:30: Registration

9:00 - 10:00: Welcome and Keynote 1

10:00 - 10:30: Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00: Poster session 1

12:00 - 1:00: Lunch

1:00 - 4:00: Concurrent training sessions

4:00: Reception

Day 2: August 21

8:30: Registration

9:00 - 10:00: Welcome and Keynote 2

10:00 - 10:30: Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00: Poster session 2

12:00 - 1:00: Lunch

1:00 - 4:00: Concurrent training sessions

Keynote Bios

Staša Milojevic
Staša Milojevic is an Associate Professor in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, a core faculty of Cognitive Science program, and a fellow of Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her research endeavors to elucidate the dynamics of science as a social and an intellectual (cognitive) endeavor by approaching science as a heterogeneous system comprising of people, ideas, documents, instruments, institutions, and policies situated in an historical context. Specifically, she strives to produce comprehensive, yet straightforward models based on theoretical and empirical findings from a wide range of fields (science, technology, and society (STS), science of science, information science, network science, economics, sociology, philosophy, history, etc.) in order to uncover and explain the fundamental principles that govern contemporary science. She is a co-founder and past chair of ASIST SIG METRICS. She serves on the editorial boards of Scientometrics and BioScience. She is an Associate Editor for the Frontiers in Scholarly Metrics and Analytics. She received her PhD in Information Studies at University of California, Los Angeles.

Jevin West
Jevin West is an assistant professor at the Information School at the University of Washington. He builds models, algorithms and interactive visualizations for understanding the flow of information in large knowledge networks. Two particular areas of interest are scholarly communication and intellectual property. Jevin co-founded Eigenfactor.org (www.eigenfactor.org) -- a free website and research platform for mapping science and identifying influential papers, journals and scholars. He is also a member of DataLab, the nexus for research on Data Science and Analytics at the UW iSchool. He received his PhD in Biology from the University of Washington.

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