A Guided Tour of Issues and Trends (The 13th Annual Health Sciences Lively Lunch)
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A Guided Tour of Issues and Trends (The 13th Annual Health Sciences Lively Lunch)



Ramune K Kubilius (speaker), Andrea Twiss-Brooks (speaker), Anneliese Taylor (speaker), Deborah Blecic (speaker), Elizabeth Ketterman (speaker), Marysue Schaffer (speaker), Robin Champieux (speaker)

Ramune K Kubilius (speaker), Andrea Twiss-Brooks (speaker), Anneliese Taylor (speaker), Deborah Blecic (speaker), Elizabeth Ketterman (speaker), Marysue Schaffer (speaker), Robin Champieux (speaker)



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  • A Guided Tour of Issues and Trends (The 13th Annual Health Sciences Lively Lunch) Speakers: Deborah Blecic (University of Illinois at Chicago Library); Robin Champieux (Oregon Health & Science University); Elizabeth Ketterman (East Carolina University); Marysue Schaffer (Becker Medical Library, Washington University in St. Louis); Anneliese Taylor (University of California, San Francisco Library); Andrea Twiss-Brooks (University of Chicago; moderator); Ramune K. Kubilius (Northwestern University, Galter Health Sciences Library, re-cap of “Developments”); Wendy Bahsen (greetings on behalf of lunch hosts, Rittenhouse Book Distributors). Noteworthy: a sampling De Groote, Sandra L.; Blecic, Deborah D.; Martin, Kristin E., Measures of health sciences journal use: a comparison of vendor, link-resolver, and local citation statistics Journal of the Medical Library Association, Apr2013, 101(2):110-9. PMC3634374 Blecic, Deborah D.; Wiberley Jr., Stephen E.; Fiscella, Joan B.; Bahnmaier-Blaszczak, Sara; Lowery, Rebecca. Deal or no deal? Evaluating Big Deals and their journals. College & Research Libraries, Mar 2013, 74(2):178-93. Butter, Karen; Taylor, Anneliese; Cryer, Emma; Thibodeau, Patricia. The growing crisis: scholarly publishing pressures facing health sciences libraries. Journal of Library Administration, Sep-Dec2012, 52(8):672-98. MLA Collection Development Section 2013 Daniel T. Richards Prize awarded for: Ketterman, Elizabeth; Hoover, Jeanne; Cable, Kathy. Creating a shared neuroscience collection development policy. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries, Jul-Sep2012, 9(3):197-203. Developments News and trends that occurred or were noted since Charleston Conference 2012 (compiled by Ramune K. Kubilius) October 2013 October 1-16: The lapse in U.S. government funding Impact a broad spectrum of offices, staff, projects, products, and services. Eg. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/10/academic-libraries/shutdown-rundown-how-the-federal-shutdownimpacts-researchers-so-far/ PubMed Commons (pilot): Researchers can add comments to individual PubMed records; forum for open and constructive criticism and discussion of scientific issues. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedcommons Scientific Data (NPG publication will launch in May 2014) New open-access, online-only publication for descriptions of scientifically valuable datasets. http://www.nature.com/scientificdata/ 1
  • The Foundation for Biomedical Research launches social media platform MicroMedia 7 (TM) Proprietary social media platform designed to push biomedical research stories out over hundreds of social media platforms to user crowds all over the world… http://www.fbresearch.org & http://ww.researchsaves.org ASM all-new ebooks collections available directly from new online platform, ASMscience http://www.asmscience.org/about/asm-librarians/books September 2013 American Medical News ceases publication (launched on September 22, 1958) http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/news/news/2013/2013-08-12-ama-to-cease-publication-amnews.page Faculty of 1000 launches new product, F1000Trials Provides clinicians with way to be alerted to new clinical trial-related articles in their field, randomized controlled trial articles (including early phase oncology studies), as well as systematic review and meta-analysis articles, with accompanying reviews and recommendations by F1000's Faculty of experts. http://f1000.com/trials/ JoVE Chemistry (Feb.) and Behavior (June) and Science Education video (Sept.) https://www.jove.com/about/press-releases August 2013 Elsevier celebrates 20 years - Clinical Pharmacology http://www.elsevier.com/about/press-releases/health-sciences/elsevier-celebrates-twenty-years-ofexcellence-in-drug-information July 2013 NEJM Group launched: strategic re-alignment, branding changes, product enhancement http://www.nejmgroup.org/news.pdf & http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMe1307176 NLM’s History of Medicine Division launches new blog, Circulating Now Encourages greater exploration and discovery of one of the world's largest and most treasured history of medicine collections. http://circulatingnow.nlm.nih.gov/ June 2013 British Journal of Surgery: 100 anniversary and centenary collection (published throughout year) th http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bjs.v1:1/issuetoc Promises broken, promises kept, and Faustian bargains-Ebooks in 2013 / Clifford Lynch http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/article/ebooks-2013 Informa Healthcare acquires Primal Pictures and Expert Reviews content now part of Informa family http://www.cavendish.com/deals/primal-pictures-limited Publishers’ group proposes model of CHORUS (Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the U.S.) http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/06/05/publishers-universities-both-prep-open-access-plans 2
  • DOAJ: 10 years old, spins off from Lund University, in transition http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=loadTempl&templ=about & http://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2013/06/20/doaj-in-transition-interview-with-lars-bjornshauge-managingeditor/ Dr. David Lipman receives White House “Open Science” Champions of Change Award on behalf of NCBI / http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/news/06-20-2013-whitehouse-champion-of-change-award/ May 2013 PLOS Labs: call for developing software prototypes for scholarly communication in sciences http://blogs.plos.org/plos/2013/05/announcing-plos-labs-call-for-participation/ April 2013 Survey of user preferences from a comparative trial of UpToDate and ClinicalKey JMLA, April 2013; 101(2): 151–154: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3634379/ A Matter of Perspective — Elsevier acquires Mendeley . . . or, Mendeley sells itself to Elsevier http://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2013/04/08/a-matter-of-perspective-elsevier-acquires-mendeley-ormendeley-sells-itself-to-elsevier/ & When the rebel alliance sells out http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/elements/2013/04/elsevier-mendeley-journals-sciencesoftware.html March 2013 150th anniversary of National Academies of Science On March 3, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Act creating the National Academy of Sciences… http://www.nasonline.org/about-nas/150th-anniversary/ Cases Database: a freely accessible and continuously updated tool developed by BioMed Central Allows clinicians, researchers, teachers and patients to explore thousands of peer-reviewed medical case reports from multiple journal publishers. http://www.casesdatabase.com/ Publishing frontiers / The library reboot: As scientific publishing moves to embrace open data, libraries and researchers are trying to keep up / Richard Monastersky (March 27, 2013). http://www.nature.com/news/publishing-frontiers-the-library-reboot-1.12664 January 2013 9 title changes: eg. Archives of Internal Medicine to JAMA Internal Medicine http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1212189 & http://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2012/12/18/whats-in-a-journal-name/ 65th anniversary of the journal, Pediatrics http://peds65.aap.org/ 3 View slide
  • F1000Research: new Open Science publishing program for life scientists http://f1000research.com/ Free to Read: archives of > 1,200 journals in JSTOR available for limited free reading by the public Anyone can sign up for a JSTOR account and read up to three articles for free every two weeks. http://about.jstor.org/news/free-read December 2012 The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) Initiated by the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) together with a group of editors and publishers of scholarly journals, recognizes the need to improve the ways in which the outputs of scientific research are evaluated. Group met in December 2012 during the ASCB Annual Meeting in San Francisco and subsequently circulated a draft declaration among various stakeholders http://am.ascb.org/dora/ HighWire incorporates article-level metrics with ImpactStory http://highwire.stanford.edu/PR/ImpactStoryHighWire.pdf PubReader: a new presentation style for PMC http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/nd12/nd12_pubreader.html Open-i: the new Open Access biomedical image search engine (beta) http://nnlm.gov/gmr/blog/2012/12/07/openi-image-search-engine/ & http://openi.nlm.nih.gov/ November 2012 NIH joined by over 20 other U.S. funding agencies newly mandated to provide OA by President Obama http://nexus.od.nih.gov/all/2012/11/16/improving-public-access-to-research-results/ Comment in: http://www.infodocket.com/2013/07/04/nih-sees-surge-in-open-access-manuscripts/ NIH to begin enforcing Open-Access policy on research it supports http://nexus.od.nih.gov/all/2012/11/16/improving-public-access-to-research-results/ NLM launches web content collecting initiative to preserve health-related blogs and other media http://www.nlm.nih.gov/news/nlm_web_content_collection.html & http://www.nlm.nih.gov/webcollecting UKPMC rebranded as Europe PMC Europe PMC is an outgrowth and expansion of UKPMC, first launched in January 2007 with sponsorship from the Wellcome Trust and several other funders. Receives final published articles directly from the U.S. PMC archive. http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/About-us/Policy/Spotlight-issues/Open-access/UKPMC-Project/ BioMed Central's parent company, Springer acquired reference manager software, Papers http://www.biomedcentral.com/presscenter/pressreleases/20130919 Elsevier and Dryad implement reciprocal linking between datasets and published research articles http://www.elsevier.com/about/press-releases/science-and-technology/elsevier-and-dryad-implementreciprocal-linking-between-datasets-and-published-research-articles 4 View slide