We just heard: total-impact has been awarded $125k by the Sloan Foundation!
What does this mean for users? By April 1, 2013, we plan to hit important milestones in three areas:
- addition of over a dozen new information sources to total-impact.org, particularly data repositories
- 60 github watchers, 20 forks
- substantial innovation in user interfaces for and visualizations of altmetric data
- 50k visits to total-impact.org, 30k unique visitors
- at least 100 scholars embedding or linking to TI reports on their CV
- at least 25 TI reports included in annual review or tenure & promotion packages
- 15 publishers/repositories embedding total-impact data on articles/datasets
- 5 in-process or published research studies based on TI data
Sustainability: A sustainable business plan and organizational model for a mission‐driven TI organization
For more detail, see the grant proposal.
We are so excited! Thanks to Josh Greenberg, program director. You won’t regret it :)
As always, let us know if you’ve got thoughts or ideas on how we can best make these goals happen. Now let’s go change the world!
Want to follow total-impact? I’ll post big milestones here, but for more info:
- the site itself: http://total-impact.org and its lengthy about page
(as an example: here is my live CV, including my articles, datasets, blogposts, slides, etc. So far I’ve included this link in my annual review and in one successful grant application :) )
- blog: http://total-impact.tumblr.com/
- twitter: @totalimpactdev
- general discussion newsgroup: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/total-impact
- development newsgroup: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/total-impact-dev
- software is open source at: https://github.com/total-impact