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Patty Smith


     Patricia Smith, MLIS
     Impact and Dissemination Librarian
     Ward 2-321
     Phone: (312) 503-3679
     Email Patty
Hello! My name is Patty Smith and I am the Impact and Dissemination Librarian at Galter Health Sciences Library where where I work with the Metrics and Impact Core. My responsibilities include supporting individuals and groups in scientific writing, and navigating the publishing and dissemination process. I have a particular interest in helping researchers tell their science story, and enjoy working with individuals to craft narrative statements infused with traditional bibliometrics and alternative metrics to communicate their research impact. I collaborate with a variety of stakeholders, ranging from individuals seeking to improve their promotion and tenure materials, to departments on large-scale dissemination projects.
Please contact me with you questions related to:
  • developing successful publishing strategies
  • managing or tracking publications
  • maintaining an impactful online identity
  • measuring or assessing research impact by discipline
  • communicating research impact to audiences
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Smith, Patricia. Promoting scholarly activity: the hospital librarian's role in the formation of a writers club. Paper Presentation. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Austin, TX, May 2015


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Updated: January 25th, 2018 15:14