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Professor Caroline Osborne and Librarian Stephanie Miller Win Outstanding Article Award

West Virginia University College of Law Professor Caroline Osborne and Librarian Stephanie Miller won the Outstanding Article Award from the American Association of Law Libraries, Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section for their article: "The Scholarly Impact Matrix: An Empirical Study of How Multiple Metrics Create an Informed Story of a Scholar's Work". The article was published in volume 39 of Legal Reference Services Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal.

From the abstract:

New Citations to WVU Law Faculty Scholarship, January - March 2021

The scholarship of West Virginia University College of Law faculty members is frequently cited as authority in numerous legal disciplines. The following is a list of faculty authored works cited this year between January 1 and March 31, 2021.

Valarie Blake

Professor Caroline Osborne and Librarian Stephanie Miller Speak at Yale Symposium on Citation

West Virginia College of Law Professor Caroline Osborne and librarian Stephanie Miller recently spoke at the Yale Virtual Symposium on Citation held on April 22-23, 2021. The symposium featured scholarship of law librarians and faculty on range of issues such citation analysis, scholarly impact metrics, link rot, and other empirical research in the use of citations. The event was sponsored by Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School, The Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fund at Yale Law School, AALL ALL-SIS Committee on Research and Scholarship, The Boulder Conference, and Legal Reference Services Quarterly.

Professor Osborne and Ms. Miller presented their paper, "The Scholarly Matrix Impact: An Empirical Study of How Multiple Metrics Create an Informed Story of A Scholar’s Work", which has been recently published in Legal Reference Services Quarterly.  All papers presented at the symposium will be published in a forthcoming volume from the Hein Company.

Professor Caroline Osborne and Librarian Stephanie Miller Post New Article on Scholarly Impact to SSRN

West Virginia University College of Law professor Caroline Osborne and librarian Stephanie Miller co-authored a new articled titled "The Scholarly Impact Matrix: An Empirical Study of How Multiple Metrics Create an Informed Story of a Scholar's Work". The paper was first presented as part of The Kathrine R. Everett Law Library Scholarship Series in April 2020 and is now posted on SSRN.

From the abstract:

New Citations to WVU Law Faculty Scholarship, January - March 2020

The scholarship of West Virginia University College of Law faculty members is frequently cited as authority in numerous legal disciplines. The following is a list of faculty authored works cited this winter between January 1 and March 20, 2020.  (Some citing articles dated 2019 appeared in print and/or on Westlaw in early 2020.) 

Valarie Blake