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Research Impact Series: Understanding Research Metrics

The Research Impact Series is a series of workshops that focus on the use of research metrics in the sciences to measure the impact of individuals, scholarly articles, and academic journals. In “Understanding Research Metrics,” you will be introduced to the landscape of research metrics and its uses in measuring and quantifying research outputs and individual scholars. This class will cover the use of research metrics in formal and informal evaluations, differentiation of research metrics for varying research outputs, how to locate research metrics using Lane’s resources, and responsible use of research metrics for your impact goals.

Learning outcomes:

  • Distinguish between author, article, and journal metrics used to evaluate research impact
  • Articulate the benefits and drawbacks of research metrics
  • Learn best practices and responsible use of research metrics
  • Gain hands-on practice using some of the research metric tools available at Lane Medical Library

Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ by the Stanford University School of Medicine

Please note: This class will be held via Zoom. The instructor will send the Zoom link 24 hours before the session.

Date:
Friday, August 27, 2021
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
Categories:
Research Metrics

Registration is required. There are 49 seats available.