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Shaken and Stirred: ASIS&T 2011 Attendee Reactions to Shaking It Up: Embracing New Methods for Publishing, Finding, Discussing and Measuring Our Research Output

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Garnett, A., Holmberg, K., Pikas, C., Piwowar, H., Priem, J., & Weber, N. (2011, October). Shaken and Stirred: ASIS&T 2011 Attendee Reactions to Shaking It Up: Embracing New Methods for Publishing, Finding, Discussing and Measuring Our Research Output. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Sicence & Technology (ASIS&T), New Oreleans, LA.

Publication Abstract

What does the Information Science community think about new, open methods for publishing, finding, discussing, and measuring our research output?  This poster will summarize audience member participation and reaction to an ASIS&T 2011 panel discussing these issues.
Reaction data will consist of several Likert-scale and open-ended responses.  The data will be collected only a day or two before the poster is displayed: classification and visualization will be done openly to accomplish a rapid summary of the data. 
The tight timeline and attendees-as-data-source will heighten the relevance of these exploratory results.  Likert-scale response distributions will be displayed in dot-plots to facilitate additional Write-On-The-Poster contributions from poster-viewers, further increasing engagement.
Through this process we hope to raise awareness of these new open methods, discuss their strengths and weaknesses for the Information Science community, exper

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