Research Assessment and Metrics Discussion 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 (Incoming Convener, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Laura Bowering Mullen (Past Convener, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)

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Resources

ALA Connect Community

Research Assessment and Metrics DG Discussion List
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Composition

Discussion Group leadership is determined by current DG leadership.

Origin

The Research Assessment and Metrics Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2017 Fall Executive Committee Meeting. The group transistioned to a Discusion Group at the 2022 Fall Executive Committee Meeting.

Get Involved

Join a Discussion Group
If you would like to join the Research Assessment and Metrics Discussion Group or have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics, please contact the convener(s).

Staff Liaison

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