Faculty workshop: Research impact for early career investigators

August 10, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

This session will cover the most prominent citation metrics that junior faculty should be aware of, including H-Index, Journal Impact Factor and alternative metrics.

It will introduce tools available at U-M for accessing metrics and creating simple visualizations to support your impact statements, such as Altmetric Explorer for Institutions, Scopus and Web of Science. Additional topics will include common misconceptions about metrics, best practices when using metrics and techniques for enhancing impact.


Judy Smith, informationist, Taubman Health Sciences Library

Tyler Nix, informationist, Taubman Health Sciences Library

Date: Friday, Nov. 2

Time: 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (Breakfast provided)

Location: BSRB Seminar Rooms, first floor

Register online

This workshop is hosted by the Office of Faculty Development, and if for faculty only. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this workshop, or have questions about accessibility, please contact Jordan Wright wjordan@med.umich.edu or 734-764-2574. Please also let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies. Advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the University to arrange so letting us know at least 2 weeks in advance is much appreciated.