UCLA EIS Ref Class Jan 2014 guest lecture (compressed)

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UCLA EIS Ref Class Jan 2014 guest lecture (compressed)

  1. 1. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 1 5/28/14! Mars Science Laboratory!Science & Engineering Reference: Probing the Heavens and the Earth Jean Crampon, University Librarian USC Science & Engineering Library Asst. Dir. Pub. Serv. Div. I and Sara R. Tompson, Manager Library, Archives & Records Section Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology For  Professor  Mary  Niles  Maack's   IS-­‐245:  Information  Access  –  January  29,  2014   UCLA  Graduate  School  of  Education  and   Information  Studies   © 2014. All Rights Reserved. Cleared for Unlimited Release. CL#14-0475
  2. 2. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 2 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! UCLA Presentation Outline 2! •  Introduc*ons   •  Our  Users   •  Science  and  Engineering  Literature   – Print   – Databases     – Ques*ons   •  Reference  Processes  and  Tools       Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release!
  3. 3. 3! S & E Reference Introductions: Jean •  Life  sciences  and/or  engineering   librarian;  at  USC  for  over  25   years   •  First  professional  posi*on:   public  library     •  Second:  academic  medical   librarian   •  Third:    Head  of  the  Hancock   Library  at  USC   •  Fourth:  variety  of  posi*ons  in   Science  &  Engineering   •  Also:  professional  ac*vi*es   Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release!
  4. 4. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 4 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! S&E Introductions: Sara Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 4! –  Physical  sciences  and/or  engineering  librarian  for  over  25   years   –  Sec*on  Manager,  Library,  Archives  and  Records,  Jet   Propulsion  Laboratory  (JPL)  operated  by  Caltech  for  NASA     –  Since  2007:  research,  document  delivery,  edi*ng  for  an   engineering    company  founded  by                                                                       former  colleagues   –  Academic,  corporate,                                                                                                                                                                             research  posi*ons  -­‐                                                                                                                                                 Reference  and/or                                                                                                                                                       research  required  in  all   –  Variety  of  SLA  Leadership  roles   –  Instrument  rated    pilot   JPL Photo Lab. Used with permission.
  5. 5. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 5 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Our Libraries: Introductions Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 5! –  Both  arguably  special  libraries  (and  we  are  both   ac*ve  Special  Libraries  Associa*on/SLA  members)   • USC:  Academic  Library   • JPL:  Technical  Library   –  Organiza*onal/repor*ng                                                                       structures   USC JPL
  6. 6. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 6 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Our Users: Similarities and Differences Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 6! •  “Engineers  use  their  colleagues  as  a  resource  more   o^en  than  scien*sts”   •  “Scien*sts  use  literature  more  than  engineers”   •  “Engineers  use  the  literature  differently  from   sciences  and  o^en  need  different  types  of                                                               literature....   –   For  instance,  engineers  read  more  trade                                                                 journals  and  internal  reports  than                                                                       scien*sts  do.”   •  Engineers  use  conference  data  more                                                   than  than  scien*sts  (our  experience)   See Citations
  7. 7. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 7 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Our Users: Changes and Trends Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 7! •  The  Internet  and  E-­‐journals  encourage  the  Do-­‐It-­‐ Yourself  (DIY)  approach   •  Informa*on  overload  -­‐  librarians  not  Gatekeepers   but  Guides  or  “Informa*on  Sherpas”     •  Scien*fic/Technical  Informa*on  Literacy  and   Roles   •  SPEED  of  informa*on   •  Generally,  plus…     • Emergency  Needs  in  Scitech      
  8. 8. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 8 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Our Users’ Organizations Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 8! •  Great  way  to  learn,  network,  be  relevant   •  Can  you  name  some?     •  Some  scitech  librarians  speak  at                                                                   this  level   •  More  are  beginning  to  publish                                                                   in  users’  fields   From Cyberquill Blog
  9. 9. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 9 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Our Users’ Organizations Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 9! •  IEEE,  AGU,  ASIH,  AFS,  BSA,  GSA,  AMS,   ASM,  etc.   •  Some  have  divisions  for  us:   •  ACS  Div.  of    Chemical  Info   •  ASEE’s  ELD,  etc.   From Cyberquill Blog
  10. 10. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 10 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Scitech Resources: Literature Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 10! •  Specialized  Encyclopaedias  –  Introduc*on  for   a  field  (both  librarian  and  users)   •  Annual  Reviews  –  Philosophies  of  a  field   •  Journal  ar*cles  –  Develop  a  field   •  Conference  presenta*ons  and  preprints  –   where  new  ideas  are  shared,  tested   •  Classic  texts  –  Every  discipline  has  some,  and   librarians  need  to  be  familiar   –  Can  you  name  any  in  Physics?    Math?   Biology?  Geology?    
  11. 11. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 11 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Scitech Resources: Literature Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 11! •  Guides  and  bibliographies     •  Review  ar*cles  outline  the  organiza*on  of  a   field,  as  well  as  genesis.               ß 1  à   (see  cita*ons)  
  12. 12. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 12 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Online Guides Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 12! TutorialsLibGuides
  13. 13. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 13 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Scitech Resources: Primary Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 13! •  Current  research  –  First  hand  observa*ons  and/or   measurements   •  Raw  data   –  Funding  agency                                                                                           requirements   –  Ins*tu*onal  repositories   • E.g.  JPL’s  Technical  Report  Server                                                             (runs  on  MIT’s  DSpace  IR  plakorm)     •  How  to’s  and  demos    –  next  slide…  
  14. 14. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 14 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Scitech Resources: Primary Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 14! Image from JoVE: The Journal of Visualized Experiments (see citations)
  15. 15. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 15 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Databases - Secondary, etc. Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 15! • Choices:   – Mul*disciplinary/General  vs.   Discipline(s)-­‐specific   – Federated  vs.  “Discovery”   – Academic  level,  e.g.  undergraduate  vs.   graduate/faculty   – Subscrip*on  vs.  Free  
  16. 16. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 16 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Scitech Resources: Databases Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 16! Undergraduate  Mul*disciplinary  e.g.:                         – ProQuest       – OmniFile  Fulltext  Mega:  ASTA   (Academic  Search  Complete)     – Academic  One  File  (Gale)  
  17. 17. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 17 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Scitech Resources: Databases Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 17! Graduate,  Faculty,  Researchers  Level  examples     – Mul*disciplinary        Web  of  Science      Scopus   – Disciplines:    Inspec            BIOSIS  Cita*on  Index    Compendex/EV2    GeoRef    SciFinder          Medline     Most  have  overview  info  free  at  their  sites                      
  18. 18. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 18 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Don’t Forget Free Government Resources Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 18! For  example:   – USGS:       • Climate  change:  hmp://www.usgs.gov/ science/science.php?term=168   •   Topographic  maps:  hmp://on.doi.gov/ OqoBXr     – EPA  –  Many!  Like:   • hmp://www.epa/gov/epahome/ abcdata.htm       – DOE  Info  Bridge:         • hmp://www.os*.gov/bridge/            
  19. 19. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 19 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! YOUR Burning Questions? Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 19! Stump  the  Librarians!   (We  will  endeavour  to  determine  the  best   DBs  for  your  questions)  
  20. 20. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 20 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Back to the Beginning… Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 20! …Databases  We’d  Choose  for  those  topics  we   listed  in  our  introducFon  include:     – Space  travel-­‐-­‐NASA  Technical  Reports  Server,   etc.   – Global  climate  change-­‐-­‐NOAA  Na*onal   Clima*c  Data  Center,  etc.   – Darwin’s  theory  of  evolu*on—BioOne,  etc.   – Compu*ng—ACM,  INSPEC,  etc.   – Animals—BIOSIS,  ASFA,  etc.   – Transporta*on—TRIS,  etc.  
  21. 21. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 21 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Reference Librarians’ Competencies Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 21! •  Amen*ve,  reflec*ve  listeners   (sponge)   •  Able  to  coach   •  Flexible:  Know  when  to   probe  –  see  also  next  slide   •  Digital  and  Face-­‐to-­‐Face                                                 literate   See citations
  22. 22. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 22 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Reference Modalities: •  How do scitech patrons/users/ customers contact us? – Your thoughts? – Our experiences Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 22!
  23. 23. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 23 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Newer Trends Examples: Mobile Apps, MOOCs Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 23! •  Mobile  apps  are  exploding,  and  especially  in   science  and  engineering:    ACS,  BioOne,   Elsevier,  IEEE,  GeoScience  World,  etc.  etc.   •  Massive  Open  Online  Courses  (MOOCs)   –  Universi*es,  Khan                                                                               Academy,  etc.,    
  24. 24. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 24 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Librarians’ Professional Organizations Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 24! What’s  In  It  for  You?    Lots!   •  Communi*es  of  prac*ce   •  Purchasing  consor*a   •  Broad  (SLA,  ALA,  ASIS&T,  ARMA,  MLA,   etc.)   •  Discipline-­‐Focused  (SLA  Divisions,  ACRL   Divisions,  IAMSLIC,  etc.)   •  Robust  publisher  liaison  programs   •  Others’  Divisions  (ASEE  ELD,  etc.)  
  25. 25. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 25 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! •  http://wikis.ala.org/acrl/index.php/Science_Information_Literacy_Tutorials •  O’Clair, Katherine and Davidson, Jeanne, eds. The Busy Librarian’s Guide to Information Literacy in Science and Engineering, ACRL, 2012. http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx? ID=3999 •  http://www.lib.purdue.edu/phys /assets/SciPaperTutorial.swf •  http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Information_Competencies_for_ Chemistry_Undergraduates •  Greenhalgh, Trisha. How to Read a Paper: the Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine, 4th ed. BMJ Bks, 2010: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-EHEP002352.html •  Tenopir, Carol and Donald W. King. Communication Patterns of Engineers. NY: Wiley, 2004: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-047148492X.html –  See also: Tenopir, Carol, et al. 2005. “Relying on Electronic Journals: Reading Patterns of Astronomers.” JASIST 56(8): 786-802 •  http://www.fmyi.com/blog/single/we_are_information_sherpas/ •  Ackerson, Linda G, ed. Literature Search Strategies for Interdisciplinary Research: A Sourcebook for Scientists and Engineers. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2007 •  Schmidt, Diane: International Field Guides Database: http://media.library.uiuc.edu/cgi/b/bib/bix-idx Guide to Reference and Information Sources in the Zoological Sciences. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited/ABC-CLIO, 2003. Schmidt, et al. Guide to Reference and Information Sources in Plant Biology. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited/ABC-CLIO, 2003. Citations Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 25!
  26. 26. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 26 CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY! Citations, continued Crampon (USC) and Tompson (JPL) for UCLA January 2014 -- JPL/Caltech/NASA Cleared for Unlimited Release! 26! •  Osif, Bonnie A. Using the Engineering Literature. 2nd ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2011 •  http://www.guidetoreference.org/HomePage.aspx •  http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/tracer-bullets/ •  http://www.ithacalibrary.com/sp/subjects/primary •  https://twiki.cern.ch/twiki/bin/view/AtlasPublic •  http://trs-new.jpl.nasa.gov/dspace/handle/2014/6130 •  Primary  Research  Group.    Interna(onal  Survey  of  Academic  Library  Data  Cura(on  Prac(ces.    PRG,  2013     hmp://www.primaryresearch.com/view_product.php?report_id=415   •  hmp://www.jove.com/video/4377/dissec*on-­‐culture-­‐analysis-­‐xenopus-­‐laevis-­‐embryonic-­‐re*nal     •  hmp://proquest.libguides.com/asfa     •  hmp://www.istl.org/10-­‐winter/*ps.html   •  hmp://www.lib.uci.edu/how/tutorials/science_info_tutorial/   •  Kreitz,  Patricia  A.  and  JoAnn  DeVries,  editors.  Recrui(ng,  Training,  and  Reten(on  of  Science  and  Technology   Librarians.    NY:  Haworth  Informa*on  Press,    2007   –  Tompson,  Sara.  “Competencies  Required!    For  Educa*on,  Recruitment,  and  Reten*on”  pp.  241-­‐58  in  the   above  
  27. 27. PRE-DECISIONAL DRAFT; For planning and discussion purposes only 27 5/28/14! Mars Science Laboratory! © 2014 California Institute of Technology Cleared for Unlimited Release Questions?   crampon@usc.edu   sara.r.tompson@jpl.nasa.gov  

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