Discover Altmetrics and Reproducibility at 2 new LITA events

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Don’t miss out on either of these two new LITA continuing education opportunities. First comes a webinar on Altmetrics and then a web course on Reproducibility. Sign up before it’s too late.

The Webinar

Taking Altmetrics to the Next Level in Your Library’s Systems and Services

Lily Troia headshotInstructor: Lily Troia, Engagement Manager, Altmetric
October 31, 2017, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Central time

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This 90 minute webinar will bring participants up to speed on the current state of altmetrics, and focus in on changes across the scholarly ecosystem. Through sharing of use cases, tips, and open discussion, this session will help participants to develop a nuanced, strategic framework for incorporating and promoting wider adoption of altmetrics throughout the research lifecycle at their institution and beyond.

View details and Register here.

The Web Course

Building Services Around Reproducibility & Open Scholarship

vickysteevesheadshotInstructor: Vicky Steeves, Librarian for Research Data Management and Reproducibility, a dual appointment between New York University Division of Libraries and NYU Center for Data Science
November 1 – November 22, 2017

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This course will examine, cover and discuss:

  • The discourse around open scholarship.
  • Best practices around use of open source tools, creating an open web presence, preparing research output for publication, and linking those outputs to more traditional publications.
  • The tools that both researchers and librarians are using to engage in open work.

View details and Register here.

Discover upcoming LITA webinars

Introduction to and JSON-LD
Offered: November 15, 2017

Diversity and Inclusion in Library Makerspace
Offered: December 6, 2017

Digital Life Decoded: A user-centered approach to cyber-security and privacy
Offered: December 12, 2017

Questions or Comments?

For all other questions or comments related to the courses, contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty,