2018 Conference for High Impact Research has ended

The second annual Conference for High Impact Research will be held on May 14, 2018, specifically to help faculty prepare for the summer research break and will offer distinct sessions and a plenary luncheon. Share knowledge with external experts, information professionals from AU Library, and colleagues at this day-long event. Connect with your Library subject specialist and enjoy learning about furthering your impact with your peers. Sign up to attend the conference and create your custom schedule HERE!

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Library Screening Room, B-51, Lower Level [clear filter]
Monday, May 14

9:15am EDT

Promote Yourself! Managing Your Research and Scholarly Profile
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will cover tools and strategies for:
• Managing your scholarly profile – Academia, ResearchGate, Google Scholar Profiles, ORCiD and other researcher IDs
• Avoiding predatory publishers
• Article sharing rights
• Publishing open access – DOAJ, SHERPA/ROMEO, Sparc author addendums, Open Acess Fund
• Understanding metrics and altmetrics

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Christine Dulaney

Director of Technical Services, American University

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Rachel Borchardt

Associate Director, Research and Instructional Services, and Science Librarian, American University
Rachel Borchardt is the science librarian at American University. Her professional research focuses on the intersection of metrics and libraries, and she has written and presented on the topic in many venues, including a recent book publication titled Meaningful Metrics: A 21st-Century... Read More →
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Amanda Click

Business Librarian, American University
Amanda is the business librarian at American University, supporting the research needs of the faculty and students in the Kogod School of Business. In 2016, she earned a PhD in Information Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied the cultural... Read More →
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Sarah Tegen

VP Global Journals Development, American Chemical Society
Sarah Tegen, PhD, is Vice President for Global Journals Development at the American Chemical Society.  A veteran of the publishing industry, Tegen serves as  President of the Council of Science Editors, as co-Chair of the Journals Committee for the Professional and Scholarly Publishing... Read More →

Monday May 14, 2018 9:15am - 10:30am EDT
Library Screening Room, B-51, Lower Level

10:45am EDT

Making the Most of Your Research Leave
Limited Capacity seats available

Research Leaves/Sabbaticals are precious opportunities to fully focus on your research…and they fly by with alarming speed. This session will explore ways you can prepare and plan, setting yourself up to maximize the effectiveness of your time. We will reflect on how we structured our time during our leaves and the pitfalls that we encountered.  

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Gwendolyn Reece

American University
Chair WRLC Steering Committee 2012-2017, Chair WRLC Shared Collections Vision Task Force

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Nelson Amaral

Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing, American University
Nelson Amaral is a consumer psychologist who focuses on two broad streams of research. The first is concerned with understanding how consumers process information and, particularly, the factors (e.g. distractions, order) that influence judgments and decisions. The second stream explores... Read More →
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Lewis Faulk

Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University
Lewis Faulk is an Associate Professor of Public Administration and Policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University. Dr. Faulk is a Fellow of the Metropolitan Policy Center at American University, Affiliated Faculty of American University’s Center for Innovation, and... Read More →

Monday May 14, 2018 10:45am - 12:00pm EDT
Library Screening Room, B-51, Lower Level

2:15pm EDT

To Tweet or Not to Tweet? Find Your Community of Influence on Social Media for Greater Impact
Limited Capacity seats available

In a world where everyone seems to have their own megaphone, it’s important to know how to target the right audience with the right content to create engagement. Attendees will leave this session with actions they can take immediately to help them find and engage their communities of influence on social media. They will also learn which social channels are best for presenting their work, as well as best practices for each.

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Derrick Jefferson

Communication Librarian, AU Library, American University

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Rebecca Vander Linde

Manager of Digital Communications, University Marketing and Communications, American University
Rebecca began working for American University in June 2010. In her current role as manager of digital communications, she leads the university's main social media accounts and website. She also co-chairs the Content Publishers Committee and leads the Social Media Group.
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Rachel Weatherly

Director, Digital Communication Strategy, University Marketing, American University
A self-proclaimed math nerd who went to art school, Rachel didn't take the most direct route to her current role as Director of Digital Communications Strategy. She spent almost a decade at Gannett/USA TODAY during the tumultuous digital transformation of media. Her sense of adventure... Read More →

Monday May 14, 2018 2:15pm - 3:30pm EDT
Library Screening Room, B-51, Lower Level
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