High Impact Research
- Research Dissemination
- Guidance for Using Social Media to Increase Research Impact
- Academic Research on High Impact Research Dissemination
Research Dissemination Planning Tools
This general research dissemination workbook will provide a template for researchers to produce a plan to distribute findings to the general public using a variety of strategies. Applicable to many disciplines.
Writing Effective Evaluation and Dissemination Plans
This document presents several guiding questions that can assist a researcher in developing a cohesive and complete research dissemination plan.
Maximizing Research Impact: Social Sciences Handbook
This handbook, prepared by the London School of Economics, aims to show social scientists how to use various tools and techniques to disseminate research outside of traditional publishing channels.
CALSWEC Dissemination Planning Tool
This set of worksheets and additional guiding questions will provide researchers with assistance in developing a dissemination plan.
Dissemination Planning Tool
This tool was developed to help researchers evaluate their research and develop appropriate dissemination plans.
The Impact Toolkit is designed to strengthen the capacity of arts organizations to collect and apply impact data.
Strategies for Enhancing the Impact of Research
An introduction to preparing scholarship for publication, dissemination strategies, and keeping track of research.
AU Faculty Library Resources
The American University library has access to several research tools and websites that can assist faculty in presenting, disseminating, and publicizing research. Library resources include research data management support, ORCID, Geospatial Research Lab, and scholarly metrics assistance.
Academic Research on High Impact Research Dissemination
Economics Blogs Clearly Impact Positively on Paper Downloads, Professional Reputation and Stand to Exert an Influence on Policy
Researchers pulled together an experiment to determine whether research shared in economics blogs had an effect on economic policy. They provide some quantitative evidence that blogs can positively impact researcher/university reputation, build influence within academic circles, and shape thinking on economic policy.
Social Media Release Increases Dissemination of Original Articles in the Clinical Pain Sciences
This research article aims to quantify the impact of social media releases on views and downloads of articles in the clinical pain sciences.
Do Altmetrics Work? Twitter and Ten Other Social Web Services
This research article presents systematic scientific evidence that altmetrics are valid proxies of impact. This study compares 11 altmetrics with Web of Science citations.