Research Assessment and Metrics Interest Group

Charge

To provide a forum for discussion of trends and developments in the field of research metrics and scholarly impact, and the many ways academic librarians can support their faculty, administrators and students to understand, measure and extend the contributions of their research to their fields and the world beyond academia.

Roster

Thane Chambers (Convener, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. James P. Morris-Knower (Past Convener, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)

Displaying active committee roster as of 09/29/2022. Last retrieved on 09/29/2022. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Resources

ALA Connect Community

Research Assessment and Metrics IG Discussion List
This discussion list is currently hosted through ALA Connect. In order to post to the list you will need to join the group’s ALA Connect Community and address all discussion list email messages to the Connect discussion list address  ALA-acrlramig@ConnectedCommunity.org

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All ALA members automatically have an ALA Connect account connected to their ALA login. Non-members are welcome to create a free Connect account and have access to numerous resources, including being able to join this discussion group’s community.

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Composition

As of August 2021, the RAMIG had 894 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.

Origin

The Research Assessment and Metrics Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2017 Fall Executive Committee Meeting. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2020 ALA Annual Conference.

Get Involved

Join an Interest Group
Beginning September 1, 2018, you can join the Research Assessment and Metrics Interest Group through your ALA membership record, and participate through the interest group's ALA Connect space and the ACRL electronic mailing list. If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.
 

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
E-mail: lcarlton@ala.org