Altmetrics panel discussion at University of Kentucky Libraries

The University of Kentucky Libraries celebrated Open Access Week 2013 with a panel discussion (#Altmetrics: Demystifying the Link between Research Impact and Social Media) on Oct. 22nd.  The videos and presentation slides of the event are now online:

We also created a research guide to introduce the university community to different types of impact metrics. If you have any comments or suggestions, please feel free to contact us.

Open Access Week 2012 at University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Libraries hosted these events to celebrate this year’s Open Access Week:

  • Oct. 22: OA Café
  • Oct. 22: Screening of the SPARC World Bank Webcast
  • Oct. 24: Keynote event: Scholarship Unlocked: The Future of Open Access

Our keynote speaker was Dr. David Solomon from Michigan State University. He provided an overview of the growth and direction of OA publishing/archiving. He also discussed some of the new directions in OA and scholarly communication. Three panelists from the University of Kentucky then responded to Dr. Solomon’s presentation from three different perspectives. The videos of the keynote event are available for viewing at:

We look forward to celebrating Open Access Week 2013.