SCOOP.IT/CytomicsWorldCTC2013 April• Information overload + more andmore grey literature)But when there are 200 000 000 tweets per day ormore activity on the web in 60 seconds than you could producein a whole life, how to be sure your online strategy is stillefficient• How to surf the internet information wave?Published papers open source or not....– Universities: Personal solutions– Companies: Press reviewing• University duty: helping colleagues andstudents
Access to black and white,and coloured literature...• Scientific publications– After Current Contents!– Publishers databases (Web ofScience, ScienceDirect)– PubMed• Patents databases• Company Websites
Grey Literaturesince end of 90s,• Thesis, Reports• Patents• Scientific News Magazines (GEN)• Press releases, Press agencies• Internet– Websites, Blogs, Tweets?– Social networks (Facebook,Linkedin..)...RSS flux– So much information... it becomesgrey
ConnectivismConnectivism:a theory of learning based on the premise thatknowledge exists in the world rather than in the headof an individualOne aspect of connectivism is the use of a networkwith nodes and connections as a central metaphorfor learning. In this metaphor, a node is anything that can beconnected to another node within a network such as anorganisation: information, data, feelings, images.Connectivism sees learning as the process ofcreating connections and developing a network.
Curation....... the process of establishing and developing long termrepositories of digital assets for current and futurereference by researchers, scientists, historians, andscholars.Enterprises are starting to utilize digital curation to improve thequality of information and data within their operational andstrategic processes..• ..... is expression, action andpassion!
Curation tools• Google news• Pearltrees, Paper.li, Pinterest,TumblR• Scoop.it– Individual (5 topics, 1 curator)– Educational plan (30 topics, ncurators)– Business– Posts proposed by robot, pages foundby curator, posts edited by curator
« Share ideas that matters »« Shine on the web »• Even if scoop it has a more basicmeaning in the USA!
Scoop.it .... CYTOMICSIs Curation the answer– Purpose: Knowledge watching– Material: information on internet• From « dog manure » to GOLDdigging– Methods:among other tools• Choice of Scoop it– Results: one year experience– Future: U to B (University toBusiness)
Topic: From Flow cytometry to Cytomics(04/13)http://www.scoop.it/t/from-flow-cytometry-to-cytomics• Open 10/11– Actualized almost every day, eversince• Up to 200 proposals a day,– Much Noise but 2-3 % highly specificposts• 1584 Posts on 64 pages• 4000 views from 2410 Visitors,• 22 Followers,• 74 Reactions, Score 27
Subjects covered in topicFlow cytometry to Cytomics• Basic, Applied and Medical Science– Flow cytometry (30%)– Rare cells detection (CTCs 15%, CECs,CMCs, CMMCs...) 20%– Technical developments (40%)• Published papers 20%, Grey literature >70%• Patents (10%)• University (40%) vs Companies (50%) (PressReleases)• Scientific Meetings (5%)• CME/CPD (5%)
Science/Knowledge watchingon Scoop it• A day to day duty for scientists andresearchers like « Walking the dog »• Scoop it: a virtual space– to collect and keep highly selectedinformations• As well as others scooped by othercurators in your community– to find them when required
Summary• Probably the best curation tool on the web• A virtual scientific news « journal » anddatabase easy to browse with pictures• The « Search » function is far better thanevoked• The human factor of curation is the addedvalue compared to robots (SEO Searchengine optimization)
UtoB (University to Business)Benefits for a companyInformation is selected according to your interetsby specialists of the fieldYou do not miss specific informations fromscientific or grey literatureYou can post specific informations about your ownproducts to be visibleIf somebody does it for you! All the betterWhy not become a partnerif you are interested by our topics?
Acknowledgmentson behalf of ASSIM• GC Faure• M de Carvalho• MC Béné• Wuhan doctorate students (Chen Min,Cai Huili, Tu Qian)• Special thanks to Guillaume DecugisCEO of Scoop.it
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