Sara Rouhi from Altmetric reviews the origins of alternative metrics and how can they be used to drive funding and collaboration.
Sara Rouhi has worked in scholarly publishing for seven years and manages sales and outreach in North America for Altmetric.com as Director of Business Development. She speaks and runs workshops on metrics in practice and the scholarly publishing process at library and scholarly publishing conferences worldwide.
She is an active member of the Society of Scholarly Publishing’s Education Committee and currently runs their Librarian Focus Group program. She was awarded SSP’s Emerging Leader Award in 2015.
Previous to working at Altmetric, she managed outreach and training for ACS Publications, working with librarians to help explain and clarify ACS Publications policies, products, and services. Sara conceived of and launched the ACS on Campus program, spearheaded the ACS Publications library summit expansion and managed the ACS Publications Customer Advisory Panel.