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Increase Your Scholarly Impact

A self-service guide to help you increase your scholarly impact, provided by the Libraries' Scholarly Impact Service (SIS).

Presentation Metrics Defined

While there is not a standard recognizable metric for presentations, you can use the following information to describe its impact.

  • Prestige of the conference hosts: Is it sponsored by a prominent organization in your field?
  • Attendance: Is it attended by international, national, or regional scholars in your field?
  • Number of presentation attendees: Did your personal presentation have a large audience? Was it a keynote or invited session?
  • Conference proceedings: Are the proceedings published? Does your paper have a DOI?
    • Can you obtain the number of views/downloads? Citations?
  • Is the presentation available online?
    • Can you obtain the number of views/downloads? Citations?
  • Did this presentation lead to other institutions implementing your processes or any outside collaborations?
  • Was the presentation mentioned in any social media channels, such as twitter or facebook?

SIS - Who We Are

The Scholarly Impact Service (SIS) is team of librarians who can help you tell the story of your scholarship and its impact on your discipline. Contact us to start a personal consultation about your scholarly impact.

Main Contact: John Martin
Scholarly Communication Librarian
Expertise: Publication options, ORCIDs, Google Scholar profiles

Erin O'Toole
Subject Librarian for the College of Science
Expertise: Author, article and journal metrics

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