Stacy Konkiel

Senior Data Analyst



Stacy Konkiel is a Senior Data Analyst at Altmetric. Stacy is experienced in translating organizational values and goals to measurable outcomes, presenting to and collaborating with global teams, and analyzing, visualizing, and explaining complex data to help others understand organizational impact. Stacy co-founded the HuMetricsHSS initiative and Metrics Toolkit. Previously, Stacy worked with teams at Our Research (Impactstory), Indiana University & PLOS.


  • Altmetrics
  • Scholarly communication
  • Values-based assessment


  • Certificate in Data Visualization and Analytics, 2020

    University of Minnesota, School of Continuing Education

  • MIS in Information Science, 2008

    Indiana University

  • MLS in Library Science, 2009

    Indiana University

  • BA in English Literature, 2006

    University of Delaware

Recent Posts

A guide to identifying author gender for bibliometric analyses

In 2018, I wrote a post for The Bibliomagician blog on identifying authors’ genders based on name analyses, based on a lively …

New article: “Scholarly Communication Librarians’ Relationship with Research Impact Indicators: An Analysis of a National Survey of Academic Librarians in the United States”

The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication just published “ Scholarly Communication Librarians’ Relationship with …

Mellon Grant to Support Values-Based Metrics for the Humanities and Social Sciences

CC-BY Nicky Agate / Medium I’m excited to announce that the HuMetricsHSS research team–which I was a part of at the 2016 TriangleSCI …


Minnesota Wind Power

A Tableau dashboard that explores the state’s most-used renewable energy source and maps strategic opportunities.

Metrics Toolkit

A resource for researchers and evaluators that provides guidance for demonstrating and evaluating claims of research impact.


Co-founder and co-PI from 2016-2019. Rethinking how to accurately measure research impact in the humanities and social sciences.


Altmetrics: The state of the art for publication planning

Discusses the implications of new advances in altmetrics for the biopharmaceutical industry in general and publication planners in …

Data-intensive approaches to finding and predicting research outcomes for New Zealand health research

How can we use data science to measure research outcomes at scale? Can quantitative data be used at all to understand research’s …

Working with the Dimensions and Altmetric APIs to search, visualize, and integrate research information across library systems

A crash course in working with APIs, Jupyter Notebooks, and Plotly/Dash to create scholcomm reports & dashboards.

Measuring knowledge mobilization for Nordic research using patent and policy indicators

Comparing national trends in Nordic innovation.

Recent Publications

(2020). The transformative power of values-enacted scholarship. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications.


(2020). Dimensions: Bringing down barriers between scientometricians and data. Quantitative Science Studies.


(2018). Metrics Toolkit: an online evidence-based resource for navigating the research metrics landscape. Journal of the Medical Library Association.