Our Expert View webinar series covers a range of key topics that matter to journal editors. In the first episode, we have lined up a panel of experts to help you explore the different kinds of metrics available and discuss how you can use them to develop your journal.
We aim to answer frequently asked questions, such as: how to choose the right metrics for your journal; how to use metrics to monitor trending topics in your publication and measure impact; and how you can use this data to analyze the market and your competitors. It’s not to be missed!
How to register
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Who are the experts?
The webinar will be hosted by our own metrics guru James Hardcastle, Senior Manager for Product Analytics, alongside a guest panel which includes: Euan Adie, the Altmetric Founder and CEO; Dr John Harrison, book author and the Associate Editor of Regional Studies; and Dr Grant Abt, the Social Media Editor of Journal of Sports Sciences.
James is the Senior Manager of the Product Analytics team at Taylor & Francis, who work to support books and journals Editorial staff in their understanding of analytics, and help to utilize tools such as Altmetrics, citation data and online usage. They also help Editorial colleagues recognize the broader ‘impact’ of content and the wider journals and books market.
James has worked with Altmetric for the past five years and helps to provide a publisher perspective via the Altmetric Advisory Board; he has a particular interest in appropriate and suitable metrics for Arts & Humanities, as well as how metrics have different suitability and effectiveness between geographic regions.
Euan founded Altmetric in 2011 and remains its CEO, leading the company and working to set its future direction. Originally a medical genetics researcher, he transitioned into science communication by way of Product Manager roles at Nature Publishing Group and then Digital Science Press. He remains passionate about how science is practised and communicated online, and has a love for cinnamon swirls!
Dr John Harrison
Dr John Harrison is Reader in Human Geography at Loughborough University. He has published extensively in the multi- and inter-disciplinary field of urban and regional studies and is an Associate Director of the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) research network.
John's recent books include The Planning and Governance of Cities in Globalization (Routledge, 2012) and Megaregions: Globalization’s New Urban Form (Edward Elgar, 2015), and he is currently working on Doing Global Urban Research (Sage) and the Handbook of Regions and Territories (Edward Elgar). As well as this, John is Associate Editor of the Taylor & Francis journal Regional Studies.
Dr Grant Abt
Dr Grant Abt is a Reader in Sport and Exercise Physiology within the School of Life Sciences at The University of Hull. His research with elite football referees has led to changes in referee fitness assessment protocols within FIFA. He is an Executive Editor (Sports Performance) and Social Media Editor for the Journal of Sports Sciences. The @JSportsSci twitter account that he manages has over 28,000 followers.
As well as being an expert in Sport and Exercise Physiology, Grant is also a prolific app developer and has created bespoke apps for Liverpool FC and the GB Women’s Hockey team. Grant’s TimeMotion app has been downloaded over 25,000 times in more than 40 countries.
Join the experts and other journal editors for an interactive session on metrics! If you have any questions about metrics, you can either ask us during the webinar or message us on twitter beforehand: @tandfeditors.