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SILS Ph.D. student, Jason Priem, and co-PI Heather Piwowar, receive grant for ImpactStory project


The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to ImpactStory, a nonprofit startup founded by Heather Piwowar and Jason Priem, doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science for their continued work on altmetrics – a process used to measure things other than traditional journal citations or other scholarly notations. Read more