How Do Academic Librarians Use Research Impact Metrics? Guest post by Rachel Miles

Rachel Miles, Research Impact Librarian at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, summaries the results from a recent National Survey, giving an insight on how Academic Librarians are using altmetrics in the US. Altmetrics: What is going on? “There is a growing interest in altmetrics.” “Altmetrics have become the newest tool among academic librarians.” “Scholarly …

Tracking citations in Law – Guest Post by Quentin Pope

Dr Quentin Pope, a Liaison Librarian and subject specialised librarian with specific responsibilities for the library and information requirements of QUT School of Law, outlines how you can track citations in Law. The primary purpose of bibliographic reference research is to link references in citations of scholarly publications. For cross-linking citations to publications, an essential, …