Professor Marlene Holmner, associated professor at the Department of Information Science and package coordinator of Information Science, presented at the ASIST Africa Chapter online webinar, on Measuring and promoting research output (Bibliometrics and Altmetrics) – the role of the Academic Library on 30 March 2022.
Prof Holmner discussed how Bibliometrics are used to measure research productivity and success. The presentation also examined Altmetrics as complementary measures in discerning the impact of research. The need for research e-visibility were discussed and strategies supplied that could help to improve your researcher's / research discoverability and accessibility. Social media and other research platforms used to increase visibility of researcher and research, such as ORCID, Research Gate and Academia.edu were also discussed.