Unless otherwise indicated, any training sessions listed here are available for University of Reading staff, or postgraduate research students (marked as RRDP) only.

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Introduction to Altmetric Explorer

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Who is it for?
Primarily research-related staff but also anyone interested in tracking media attention to research publications

Brief description of course:
Altmetric Explorer helps you track mentions to research outputs from Twitter, Facebook, news outlets, Wikipedia, Mendeley and lots of other ‘alternative’ sources. This hands-on session will show you how to use the tool to investigate and analyse the reach and impact of your research. You will find out about the background and rationale for altmetrics, understand how to interpret the Altmetric ‘donut’, know how to track media attention to research publications, find out who is saving your publications in Mendeley, and discover how you could use Altmetric data in grant applications, CVs, and impact statements.

Following the session you will be able to:
Understand the background and rationale for Altmetrics
Understand what the Altmetric ‘donut’ means
Track media attention to research publications
Find out who’s saving your publications in Mendeley
Understand how you could use Altmetric data in grant applications, CVs, and impact statements.

Book via ESS.

Details

Date:
April 11
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Website:
https://ess.reading.ac.uk/