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ALPSP Course – Journal Metric Analysis and Measuring Impact

Tuesday, 16 – Wednesday, 17 May 2023

The course will be delivered over two sessions on Tuesday 16 May and Wednesday 17 May:

09:00-12:00 (EDT), 14:00-17:00 (BST), 15:00-18:00 (CEST)

Metrics and impact measurement have become an increasingly important part of the scholarly publishing and research landscape. This course covers the main ways in which publishers can measure impact and the associated metrics. It is divided between citation metrics, such as the Impact Factor and citation based analysis, and Altmetrics looking at a range of tools such as altmetric.com, Impact Story and PlumX. The training also covers usage as a metric and various author and article level metrics such as the h-index.