Metrics 2019 – Call for Papers

METRICS 2019: ASIS&T WORKSHOP ON INFORMETRICS AND SCIENTOMETRICS RESEARCH

ASIS&T 2019 Annual Meeting
Saturday, October 19, 2019
9:00am–5:00pm at the Crown Metropol, Melbourne, Australia

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The ASIS&T Special Interest Group for Metrics (SIG/MET) invites contributions to the METRICS 2019 workshop, which will be held in Melbourne prior to the ASIS&T Annual Meeting.

The workshop continues the successful SIG/MET workshop series held annually since 2011 by providing an opportunity to present and discuss research in the fields of informetrics, scientometrics, bibliometrics, altmetrics, quantitative science studies, and information retrieval among experienced researchers, young academics, and practitioners. We invite abstracts describing empirical or theoretical work related, but not limited to:

  • New indicators and methods and tools
  • Scholarly communication
  • Social media metrics (altmetrics)
  • Bibliometric-enhanced information retrieval
  • Open access, open science
  • Patent analysis
  • Research evaluation

SUBMISSIONS

The following four types of submission are accepted:

  • Research presentations, for completed or in-progress research.
  • Posters for work in early stages or best presented visually.
  • Tutorials for practical information on a tool or method.
  • Panels for discussions on a specific topic.

Please indicate the type of submission in your paper. All submissions should be in the form of a two-page extended abstract using APA style. Where appropriate, up to three figures/tables can be provided.

Please submit your abstract as a PDF to: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=metrics2019

Submissions will be evaluated based on their relevance to the workshop and their methodological soundness (where applicable), and brief feedback will be given in narrative format.

IMPORTANT DATES

Submissions due: August 15, 2019
Notifications: August 30, 2019
Workshop: October 19, 2019

ORGANIZERS

Philippe Mongeon, Aarhus University
Shenmeng Xu, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Timothy D. Bowman, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA

SPONSORS

This year, the SIG/MET workshop will be free of charge for ASIS&T members who register before October 2nd thanks to the generous support of our sponsors.

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