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Articles and Conference Presentations

  • Alperin, Juan Pablo, Carol Muñoz Nieves, Lesley A. Schimanski, Gustavo E. Fischman, Meredith T. Niles, and Erin C. McKiernan. “Meta Research: How significant are the public dimensions of faculty work in review, promotion, and tenure documents?” eLife 8 (2019): e42254. doi: 10.7554/eLife.42254
  • Altman, Micah, Chris Bourg, Philip Cohen, G. Sayeed Choudhury, Charles Henry, Sue Kriegsman, Mary Minow, Daisy Selematsela, Anasuya Sengupta, Peter Suber, Ece Turnator, Suzanne Wallen, Trevor Owens, and David Weinberger. “A grand challenges-based research agenda for scholarly communication and information science.” Grand Challenges Summit, March 2018, Cambridge, MA.
  • Ayala Pérez, Teresa. (2019). Some Considerations on Humanities from the Digital Age. Universum (Talca)34(1), 39-64.
  • Duller, Matthias, Philipp Korom, Rafael Y. Schögler, and Christian Fleck. “Scholars as European public intellectuals? Media interventions in the 2014 European Parliament election campaign.” European Societies 20.2 (2018): 322-353. doi: 10.1080/14616696.2017.1402119
  • Eve, Martin Paul (2019) Open Metrics for Monographs: Background Contexts and Literature Review. Jisc Open Metrics Lab. uri:
  • Haak, Laurel L., Alice Meadows, and Josh Brown. “Using ORCID, DOI, and other open identifiers in research evaluation.” Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics 3 (2018): Article 28. doi: 10.3389/frma.2018.00028
  • Hanneke, Rosie, and Jeanne M Link. “The complex nature of research dissemination practices among public health faculty researchers.” Journal of the Medical Library Association : JMLA vol. 107,3 (2019): 341-351. doi:10.5195/jmla.2019.524
  • Hatherill, Jeanette. “Questioning bibliometrics and research impact.” Bibliometrics and Research Impact Conference 2018. uri:
  • Kear, Robin. “A brief view of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions World Library & Information Congress (IFLA WLIC 2017) in Wroclaw, Poland.” International Information & Library Review 49.4 (2017): 316–320. doi: 10.1080/10572317.2017.1389562
  • Konkiel, Stacy. “Approaches to creating ‘humane’ research evaluation metrics for the humanities.” UKSG Insights, November 2018. doi:
  • Lamberti , Adrienne P. “Navigating a tangled intersection: Agricultural communication as public meeting space among the humanities, social sciences, and the digital.” Open Library of Humanities 5.1 (2019): 11. doi: 10.16995/olh.360
  • Long, Christopher P. “Reshaping the tenure and promotion process so that it becomes a catalyst for innovative and invigorating scholarship.” LSE Impact of Social Sciences, November 1, 2017.
  • McKiernan, Erin C et al. “Use of the Journal Impact Factor in academic review, promotion, and tenure evaluations.” eLife vol. 8 e47338. 31 Jul. 2019, doi:10.7554/eLife.47338
  • Mudditt, Alison. “Opening the monograph: Lessons from Luminos.” Journal of Scholarly Publishing 49:1 (2017): 41–52. DOI: 10.3138/jsp.49.1.41
  • Niles, Meredith T, Lesley A. Schimanski, Erin C. McKiernan, Juan P. Alperin. “Why we publish where we do: Faculty publishing values and their relationship to review, promotion and tenure expectations.” bioRxiv 706622; doi:
  • Owens, Erin. “Beyond Citation-Counting: Metrics and Altmetrics for Demonstrating Scholarly Impact.” Presentation.
  • Staines, H. R. “Digital open annotation with Supplying the missing capability of the web.” Journal of Scholarly Publishing 49.3 (2018): 345-365. doi: 10.3138/jsp.49.3.04
  • Tang, Lydia. “Against Smallness: How Successful Language Programs Reimagine the Humanities.” Profession Fall 2019.
  • Watkinson, Charles. “The academic eBook ecosystem reinvigorated: A perspective from the USA.” Learned Publishing 31.S1 (2018). 280–287. doi: 10.1002/leap.1185
  • Watkinson, Charles. “Academy/ic-led publishing: Some thoughts from North America.” OASPA Webinar, Academic Publishing Day, February 7, 2019. Presentation link:

Doctoral Thesis

  • Macedo, Denise Silva. Mercantilização do discurso público: Universidades brasileiras. 2018. 256 f., il. Tese (Doutorado em Linguística. Universidade de Brasília, Brasília, 2018.

Books and Book Chapters

  • Fitzpatrick, Kathleen. Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. 225–226.
  • Glass, Erin, and Micah Vandegrift. “Public Scholarship in Practice and Philosophy.” Humanities Commons. doi:
  • Welzenbach, R. and Watkinson, C. (2019), “Compliance and Defiance: Michigan Publishing’s Early Encounters with Research Impact Metrics”, Lasda, E. (Ed.) The New Metrics: Practical Assessment of Research Impact, Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 93-113.

White Papers

  • Association of College and Research Libraries. Open and Equitable Scholarly Communications: Creating a More Inclusive Future. Prepared by Nancy Maron and Rebecca Kennison with Paul Bracke, Nathan Hall, Isaac Gilman, Kara Malenfant, Charlotte Roh, and Yasmeen Shorish. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2019.
  • Fitzpatrick, Kathleen, and Rebecca Kennison. Altmetrics in Humanities and Social Sciences. 30 October 2017. doi:

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