[Asis-l] Free Livestream Available for NISO Altmetrics Project Meeting on October 9

Cynthia Hodgson chodgson at niso.org
Mon Oct 7 14:02:56 EDT 2013

As previously announced
399ec86> , NISO is undertaking-with a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan
Foundation-a two-phase initiative to explore, identify, and advance
standards and/or best practices related to a new suite of assessment metrics
for the scholarly community. The first phase of the project is intended to
expose areas for potential standardization and collectively prioritize those
potential projects. 


The first in-person meeting in support of this work will take place on
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 in San Francisco. The objectives of this one-day
meeting will include a short opening keynote on topic of assessment,
lightning talks on related projects, brainstorming for identification of
topics for discussion, and prioritizing proposed work items.


The event will be livestreamed for those who are interested but can't attend
in person. An agenda is available from the project webpage
(http://www.niso.org/topics/tl/altmetrics_initiative/) and a link to the
live stream will be placed on the agenda page on the day of the event. 


Project press release:



Cynthia Hodgson

Technical Editor / Consultant

National Information Standards Organization

chodgson at niso.org



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