SIGMET Workshop Awards 2018

We are happy to announce the winners of this year’s best paper award and best student paper award:

Best paper award (sponsored by and Dimensions):
Bradford Demarest, Indiana University Bloomington, for his talk entitled “Drawing into focus: Methodological enhancements for discourse epistemetrics”

Best student paper award (sponsored by Elsevier):
Shubhanshu Mishra, Brent D Fegley, Jana Diesner and Vetle I Torvik, for their talk entitled “Expertise as an aspect of author contributions”

The winners were selected by a jury of SIGMET officers who evaluated presentations on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Design of the study
  • Originality
  • Relevance to the workshop
  • Adherence to research ethics
Congratulations to the winners and thank you again to our sponsors!

Discount for SIGMET Workshop presenters (2018): Open access journal “Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics”

Dear presenters,

After the workshop, you are invited to submit your work to Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics, a peer reviewed open access journal. Presenters who indicate their plan to submit to the journal within three month of the workshop date and submit within six month will be offered a 50% discount sponsored by Frontiers.

Do not miss this opportunity!



Thanks to all of our sponsors Altmetric.comDimensionsElsevier and Frontiers for supporting this year’s workshop! and Dimensions are sponsoring our $1000 Best Paper Award, Elsevier is sponsoring the $1500 Best Student Paper Award.

SIGMET Workshop 2018 CfP


Workshop sponsored by ASIS&T SIG/MET
ASIS&T 2018 Annual Meeting
Saturday, November 10, 2018
9:00am–5:00pm at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, Canada


The ASIS&T Special Interest Group for Metrics (SIG/MET) invites contributions to the METRICS 2018 workshop, which will be held in Vancouver prior to the ASIS&T Annual Meeting in November.

The workshop will provide an opportunity to present and discuss metrics-related research, including the latest theories, methods, case studies, and tools relevant to the fields of informetrics, scientometrics, bibliometrics, altmetrics, as well as information retrieval. Further, this year’s workshop will have a special focus on metrics for reproducibility in science.


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