"Disparity and Disruption in Scholarly Communication” by Cassidy Sugimoto | sils.unc.edu
lkfitz's bookmarks 2016-08-07
Abstract: "Specifically, this talk will examine gender disparities in scholarly communication, with a particular emphasis on metrics of production, impact, and innovation. Analyses of novel forms of authorship will be presented, with a focus on what they can reveal about gender differences in the construction of science. Empirical results on altmetrics will be shown to demonstrate the potential of social media to broaden the understanding of participation and reward in science communication. The talk will close with a discussion of the implications of these disparities and disruptions and the role of various stakeholders—scholars, librarians, publishers, and science policy makers—in building the requisite infrastructure to support this changing ecosystem while avoiding goal displacement in science."