ATG Hot Topics of the Week: Altmetrics, My Mother Was Nuts… & More on the Berlin Declaration

by | Oct 21, 2011 | 0 comments

by Jonathan H. Harwell, Georgia Southern University

At ACRLog, Bonnie Swoger of SUNY Geneseo tells us why some students are interested in impact factors, h-indexes, etc., and points to a manifesto on altmetrics.

David Streitfeld of The New York Times brings us the story of Amazon’s deals with authors (including Penny Marshall’s autobiography in print & electronic formats), bypassing publishers.

And on Collection = Connection, Steven Harris at the University of New Mexico kindly shares a template for faculty resolutions in support of the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Scientific Knowledge.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

LATEST NEWS

Charleston Conference Early Bird Discount Extended

Due to popular demand, we're extending the Early Bird Discount for in-person registration by one week to Friday, September 17. We asked several attendees, speakers, and exhibitors to share their plans for attending the conference, and what they're looking forward to...

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST

Share This