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Stony Brook University

Bibliometric Workshop for Librarians

Call for Participants

Stony Brook University Libraries is hosting a Bibliometric Workshop for Librarians and seeking 12 participants who are interested in bibliometric analysis and employed by the academic libraries in the region to join us for a one-day workshop on Friday, October 6, 2017.

Bibliometrics is a quantitative analysis which is the most commonly method used for measuring research outputs and publication patterns.  It provides insights of leading scholarly journal publications and their citation data in a particular field, identifies top researchers, and helps with collection budget decisions.

The Bibliometric Workshop for Librarians Planning Committee aims to promote practitioner research in Library and Information Science and encourages participants to come up with their research ideas which will be used for group studies. 


Location: Stony Brook University Libraries, Scholarly Communication Center, Room C2601, 2nd floor of the North Reading

                 Room, Melville Library.

Date/Time: Friday, October 6, 2017 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Keynote Speaker: Selenay Aytac, Associate Professor, Long Island University.

Presenters: Bruce Slutsky, Science Librarian, New Jersey Institute of Technology;

                    Clara Tran, Science Librarian, Stony Brook University.

Group Studies: Librarians will be required to bring with their research ideas for discussion.

Limits: Seats are limited to 12 local librarians in the region.

Required Materials: Personal laptop is highly recommended.

Food: Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Registration: Registration is free.  Please register at by Friday, September 22, 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact Clara Tran,





Planning Committee

Selenay Aytac, Professor

Long Island University

Bruce Slutsky, Science Librarian 

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Clara Tran, Science Librarian

Stony Brook University

Bob Tolliver, Head of Science and Engineering

Stony Brook University