The Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology is a bi-monthly news magazine packed with developments and issues affecting the field, pragmatic management reports, opinion, and news of people and events in the information science community.

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April/May 2013
Vol. 39, No. 4
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Altmetrics:  What, Why and Where?


by Heather Piwowar, Special Section Editor
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The Power of Altmetrics on a CV
by Heather Piwowar and Jason Priem
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Open Access and Altmetrics: Distinct but Complementary
by Ross Mounce
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Ask Not What Altmetrics Can Do for You, But What Altmetrics Can Do for Developing Countries
by Juan Pablo Alperin

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New Opportunities for Repositories in the Age of Altmetrics
by Stacy Konkiel and Dave Scherer
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The Many Faces of Article-Level Metrics
by Jennifer Lin and Martin Fenner

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Five Challenges in Altmetrics:  A Toolmaker's Perspective
by Jean Liu and Euan Adie

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Are Alternative Metrics Still Alternative?
by Mike Buschman and Andrea Michalek

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The Reception of Suzanne Briet in the United States

by Michael K. Buckland

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Editor's Desktop
by Irene Travis

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President's Page
by Andrew Dillon
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Inside ASIS&T
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IA:  Enabling Action:  Digging Deeper into Strategies for Learning

by Thom Haller

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RDAP Review:  Collaborative Annotation for Scientific Data Discovery and Reuse
by Kirk Borne
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