32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition
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Friday, November 9 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Overview of the Altmetrics Landscape

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This session will provide an overview of the different altmetrics data providers and applications available for use by librarians and publishers. I will give a brief overview of altmetrics and how these metrics are being used for measuring scholarly communication. Then I will present an analysis of the different altmetrics providers and how they can be used to add metrics to your platform. I will also review Open Source applications that can be used to aggregate altmetrics and the platforms required to run these applications in your own architecture.


Richard Cave

Director of IT and Computer Operations, PLOS
Richard oversees the I.T. Operations and Development teams at PLOS. When he joined PLOS in 2005, the I.T. department consisted of two web producers and a few decrepit servers. Fast forward to 2012 - the team now consists of almost twenty employees including developers, support technicians... Read More →

Friday November 9, 2012 2:15pm - 3:00pm EST
Francis Marion Rutledge Room 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403