2023 Research Impact Challenge

Join the challenge!

What is the Research Impact Challenge?

Want to increase the impact of your work? Join the Research Impact Challenge!

Join the 2023 Lane Medical Library Research Impact Challenge September 5th to 10th! Reserve your spot and sign up today. Each daily challenge will offer quick, easy, yet impactful activities you can complete independently. Participated last year? Join us again to discover new ways to increase your impact. By the end of the week you'll gain skills to efficiently keep track of your scholarly presence, use a variety of traditional and alternative metrics to demonstrate your impact, and new strategies to help increase your impact within your field of study.

Who: Anyone!

What: A series of emails with short, easy but impactful activities

Where: Your inbox

When: Daily, from September 5th - 10th

Why: Increase your scholarly presence, increase the impact of your work, and win prizes*.


Five Lucky Participants will:

  • Be featured in a library blog post, which will be highlighted on the library homepage, included in the library newsletter, and shared via social media. 
  • Have the chance to showcase their scholarly work on the TV screens in the library.
  • Receive a Lane Medical Library swag bag filled with Research Impact-related swag.* 

In order to participate in the drawing, make sure you record your participation using the button (see below) found at the bottom of each challenge day. The more days you participate, the greater chance you have of winning!

Let Us Know You've Completed Today's Challenge


* Stanford affiliated participants can enter a raffle to win a gift bag full of swag!