New and Emerging Technologies toSupport Research in the 21st Century                 Jeffrey Lancaster        Emerging Tec...
The Role of Literature in the Research Workflow                                                                 Plausible ...
Case Study 1: A researcher has a lot of papers they need to read. The researchercommutes and has a lot of free time on the...
Case Study 1: A researcher has a lot of papers they need to read. The researcher    commutes and has a lot of free time on...
Pocket, formerly Read-it-LaterRead webpages, blogs, articles on the go in an aesthetically pleasing format
MendeleyReference manager + PDF reader + social network + recommendations + metrics
Case Study 2: A researcher wants her group to collaboratively develop a list ofnew articles for a monthly journal club to ...
Case Study 2: A researcher wants her group to collaboratively develop a list ofnew articles for a monthly journal club to ...
RSSRSS = Really Simple Syndication – a protocol to deliver content (e.g. feed://…)RSS Reader – a tool to parse and format ...
FlipBoardAn RSS reader with built-in ‘magazine-like’ formatting for easy reading
Case Study 2: A researcher wants her group to collaboratively develop a list ofnew articles for a monthly journal club to ...
ifttt.com – if THIS then THAT if trigger then action .          post to                post to  if [   facebook   ] then [...
ifttt.com – if THIS then THAT if trigger then action .  if                         then                       .       post...
ifttt.com – if THIS then THAT  A good guide to what apps you should know/use
APIAPI = Application Programming Interface – enables queries, posts to databases               ?
Case Study 2: A researcher wants her group to collaboratively develop a list ofnew articles for a monthly journal club to ...
Case Study 3: A researcher needs to quickly make an annotated bibliography froma folder of .pdf’s.
Case Study 3: A researcher needs to quickly make an annotated bibliography froma folder of .pdf’s.                        ...
MendeleyReference manager + PDF reader + social network + recommendations + metrics
Case Study 4: A researcher wants to use social media to satisfy his ‘BroaderImpact’ requirements, but doesn’t have time to...
Case Study 4: A researcher wants to use social media to satisfy his ‘BroaderImpact’ requirements, but doesn’t have time to...
Case Study 4: A researcher wants to use social media to satisfy his ‘BroaderImpact’ requirements, but doesn’t have time to...
disqus.comCommenting for ANY website, w/ metrics, moderation, & easy implementation
Science @ ColumbiaA community platform for the Sciences & Engineering at Columbia
ORCID, ResearcherID, etc.Unique identifiers for researchers to cross-reference publications, activities, etc.             ...
Case Study 5: A researcher wants to get credit for work that hasn’t been“published”, but which may still be useful to the ...
Case Study 5: A researcher wants to get credit for work that hasn’t been“published”, but which may still be useful to the ...
Run My CodeShare code used to analyze data; others can implement the same methodology                     •   Biology     ...
Reproducibility InitiativeAddress the reproducibility of your research in a blind, fee-for-service validation             ...
figshare.comShare research components to make them discoverable & citable; get metrics
Altmetric(s)Capture overall impact of a publication in blogs, tweets, mentions, news, etc.
Crowd-Funding ScienceFunding science may no longer rely upon government. Interestedpeople, engaged by social media presenc...
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  1. 1. New and Emerging Technologies toSupport Research in the 21st Century Jeffrey Lancaster Emerging Technologies Coordinator Science & Engineering Library, Columbia University jeffrey.lancaster@columbia.edu @j_lancaster
  2. 2. The Role of Literature in the Research Workflow Plausible Applications? ? Novel Useful Grants ? ? FUNDING IDEA New Big or small Justification Question RESEARCH s PLAN New PEOPLE Knowledg Student e s JOB & Learning FUNDING Up to Speed Researchers ANALYSIS & RESULTS EXPERIMENTS Confirmatio Protocols n Reagents Patents Thesi PUBLISH s Discussio Talks Article Data n s Background Analysis Justification Conferences Community Conversation Conferences Talks Adapted from Laura Croft @ Nature
  3. 3. Case Study 1: A researcher has a lot of papers they need to read. The researchercommutes and has a lot of free time on the train to read, but is stuck with print-outs or .pdf’s.Case Study 2: A researcher wants her group to collaboratively develop a list ofnew articles for a monthly journal club to read.Case Study 3: A researcher needs to quickly make an annotated bibliography froma folder of .pdf’s.Case Study 4: A researcher wants to use social media to satisfy his ‘BroaderImpact’ requirements, but doesn’t have time to blog, use facebook, or tweet.Case Study 5: A researcher wants to get credit for work that hasn’t been“published”, but which may still be useful to the scientific community.
  4. 4. Case Study 1: A researcher has a lot of papers they need to read. The researcher commutes and has a lot of free time on the train to read, but is stuck with print- outs or .pdf’s.Print (personal) Print (publisher) Digital (personal)
  5. 5. Pocket, formerly Read-it-LaterRead webpages, blogs, articles on the go in an aesthetically pleasing format
  6. 6. MendeleyReference manager + PDF reader + social network + recommendations + metrics
  7. 7. Case Study 2: A researcher wants her group to collaboratively develop a list ofnew articles for a monthly journal club to read.
  8. 8. Case Study 2: A researcher wants her group to collaboratively develop a list ofnew articles for a monthly journal club to read. Plausible Applications? ? Novel Useful Grants ? ? FUNDING IDEA New Big or small Justification Question RESEARCH s PLAN New PEOPLE Knowledg Student e s JOB & Learning FUNDING Up to Speed Researchers ANALYSIS & RESULTS EXPERIMENTS Confirmatio Protocols n ReagentsPatents Thesi PUBLISH s Discussio Talks Article Data n s Background Analysis Justification Conferences Community Conferences Conversation Talks
  9. 9. RSSRSS = Really Simple Syndication – a protocol to deliver content (e.g. feed://…)RSS Reader – a tool to parse and format RSS content (e.g. Google Reader) feed://news.columbia.edu/cu-news/feed
  10. 10. FlipBoardAn RSS reader with built-in ‘magazine-like’ formatting for easy reading
  11. 11. Case Study 2: A researcher wants her group to collaboratively develop a list ofnew articles for a monthly journal club to read.
  12. 12. ifttt.com – if THIS then THAT if trigger then action . post to post to if [ facebook ] then [ twitter ]. check in email if [ at airport ] then [ Mom ]. RSS item add to if [ starred ] then [ draft post ]. RSS item add to if [ tagged ] then [ googledoc ].
  13. 13. ifttt.com – if THIS then THAT if trigger then action . if then . post to facebook post to twitter if then . check in at airport email Mom if then . RSS item starred add to draft post if then . RSS item tagged add to googledoc
  14. 14. ifttt.com – if THIS then THAT A good guide to what apps you should know/use
  15. 15. APIAPI = Application Programming Interface – enables queries, posts to databases ?
  16. 16. Case Study 2: A researcher wants her group to collaboratively develop a list ofnew articles for a monthly journal club to read.
  17. 17. Case Study 3: A researcher needs to quickly make an annotated bibliography froma folder of .pdf’s.
  18. 18. Case Study 3: A researcher needs to quickly make an annotated bibliography froma folder of .pdf’s. Plausible Applications? ? Novel Useful Grants ? ? FUNDING IDEA New Big or small Justification Question RESEARCH s PLAN New PEOPLE Knowledg Student e s JOB & Learning FUNDING Up to Speed Researchers ANALYSIS & RESULTS EXPERIMENTS Confirmatio Protocols n ReagentsPatents Thesi PUBLISH s Discussio Talks Article Data n s Background Analysis Justification Conferences Community Conferences Conversation Talks
  19. 19. MendeleyReference manager + PDF reader + social network + recommendations + metrics
  20. 20. Case Study 4: A researcher wants to use social media to satisfy his ‘BroaderImpact’ requirements, but doesn’t have time to blog, use facebook, or tweet. Twitter: I’m eating a donut Facebook: I like donuts Foursquare: This is where I eat donuts Instagram: Here’s a vintage photo of my donut Youtube: Here I am eating a donut LinkedIn: My skills include donut eating Pinterest: Here’s a donut recipt Last.fm: Now listening to “Donuts” Google+: I’m a google employee who eats donuts
  21. 21. Case Study 4: A researcher wants to use social media to satisfy his ‘BroaderImpact’ requirements, but doesn’t have time to blog, use facebook, or tweet.
  22. 22. Case Study 4: A researcher wants to use social media to satisfy his ‘BroaderImpact’ requirements, but doesn’t have time to blog, use facebook, or tweet. Plausible Applications? ? Novel Useful Grants ? ? FUNDING IDEA New Big or small Justification Question RESEARCH s PLAN New PEOPLE Knowledg Student e s JOB & Learning FUNDING Up to Speed Researchers ANALYSIS & RESULTS EXPERIMENTS Confirmatio Protocols n ReagentsPatents Thesi PUBLISH s Discussio Talks Article Data n s Background Analysis Justification Conferences Community Conferences Conversation Talks
  23. 23. disqus.comCommenting for ANY website, w/ metrics, moderation, & easy implementation
  24. 24. Science @ ColumbiaA community platform for the Sciences & Engineering at Columbia
  25. 25. ORCID, ResearcherID, etc.Unique identifiers for researchers to cross-reference publications, activities, etc. John Smith vs. J. Smith vs. John D. Smith vs. J. D. Smith vs. JD Smith vs. … Wang Kim vs. W. Kim vs. Kim Wang vs. K. Wang …ResearcherID: J-6870-2012ORCID: 0000-0003-0458-2127
  26. 26. Case Study 5: A researcher wants to get credit for work that hasn’t been“published”, but which may still be useful to the scientific community.
  27. 27. Case Study 5: A researcher wants to get credit for work that hasn’t been“published”, but which may still be useful to the scientific community. Plausible Applications? ? Novel Useful Grants ? ? FUNDING IDEA New Big or small Justification Question RESEARCH s PLAN New PEOPLE Knowledg Student e s JOB & Learning FUNDING Up to Speed Researchers ANALYSIS & RESULTS EXPERIMENTS Confirmatio Protocols n ReagentsPatents Thesi PUBLISH s Discussio Talks Article Data n s Background Analysis Justification Conferences Community Conferences Conversation Talks
  28. 28. Run My CodeShare code used to analyze data; others can implement the same methodology • Biology • R • Mathematics • MATLAB© • Neuroscience • C++ • Statistics • Fortran • Social sciences • Rats • Economics • More software will be • Econometrics added soon. • Finance • Management Oh, and it’s free!
  29. 29. Reproducibility InitiativeAddress the reproducibility of your research in a blind, fee-for-service validation Validated studies receive a Certificate of Reproducibility acknowledging that their results have been independently reproduced.
  30. 30. figshare.comShare research components to make them discoverable & citable; get metrics
  31. 31. Altmetric(s)Capture overall impact of a publication in blogs, tweets, mentions, news, etc.
  32. 32. Crowd-Funding ScienceFunding science may no longer rely upon government. Interestedpeople, engaged by social media presence, are key to raising money from thecrowd.
  33. 33. Summary Plausible Applications? ? Novel Useful Grants ? ? FUNDING IDEA New Big or small Justification Question RESEARCH s PLAN New PEOPLE Knowledg Student e s JOB & Learning FUNDING Up to Speed Researchers ANALYSIS & RESULTS EXPERIMENTS Confirmatio Protocols n ReagentsPatents Thesi PUBLISH s Discussio Talks Article Data n s Background Analysis Justification Conferences Community Conversation Conferences Talks
  34. 34. New and Emerging Technologies toSupport Research in the 21st Century Slides will be available at slideshare.net/jeffreylancaster Jeffrey Lancaster Emerging Technologies Coordinator Science & Engineering Library, Columbia University jeffrey.lancaster@columbia.edu @j_lancaster
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