ANNOUNCEMENT: NSF Workshop "Scholarly Evaluation Metrics" - December 16th, 2009, DC

Johan Bollen jbollen at INDIANA.EDU
Tue Nov 3 12:19:02 EST 2009

[Apologies for Cross-Posting]
NSF Workshop "Scholarly Evaluation Metrics: Opportunities and  

Registration is now open for "Scholarly Evaluation Metrics:  
Opportunities and Challenges", a one-day NSF-funded workshop that will  
take place in the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel on Wednesday,  
December 16th 2009. Participation in this workshop is limited to 50  
people. Registration is free at 

The topic of the workshop is the future of scholarly assessment  
approaches, including organizational, infrastructural, and community  
issues. The overall goal is to identify requirements for novel  
assessment approaches, several of which have been proposed in recent  
years, to become acceptable to community stakeholders including  
scholars, academic and research institutions, and funding agencies.  
The impressive group of speakers and panelists for the workshop  
includes representatives from each of these constituencies.

Further details are available at

Workshop organizers: Johan Bollen (jbollen at, Herbert Van  
de Sompel (hvdsomp at and Ying Ding (dingying at

Johan Bollen, Associate Professor
School of Informatics and Computing
Center for Complex Networks and System Research
Indiana University
jbollen at, +1 812 856 1833

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