Title

Something Widget This Way Comes: Using Altmetrics to Illustrate the Impact of Open Access on Graduate Student Research

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

Summer 6-6-2014

Conference Name

Western Pennsylvania-West Virginia Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (WPWVC/ACRL) Spring Conference 2014

Conference City

Bethany, West Virginia

Conference Dates

June 6, 2014

Abstract

Presentation delivered at the Western Pennsylvania-West Virginia Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (WPWVC/ACRL) Spring Conference 2014. This presentation takes a look at the integration of the PlumX altmetrics widget within D-Scholarship, the institutional repository of the University of Pittsburgh. The presentation uses altmetrics data to look at the impact of Open Access on graduate student research.