* Kate Bronstad * September 21 st , 2007 * Engaging the academic  science community through  technology
Overview <ul><li>The case for technology </li></ul><ul><li>Scientists and Web  2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Examples and Ideas  <...
The Case for Technology <ul><li>Adapt to changes in science along with the scientists </li></ul><ul><li>Meet scientists al...
Scientists and Web 2.0 <ul><li>Web 2.0   </li></ul><ul><li>Scientist participation </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 + Science exa...
Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Science library site : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tag cloud </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IM refe...
Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Library catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fewer search interfaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Tools for other university websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CTools: canned searches, custom...
Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Bring library information to the user </li></ul><ul><li>External websites : </li></ul><ul...
Engage Scientists in the Library <ul><li>Area where faculty/student work is displayed, downloaded. Support for mobile devi...
Librarian - Scientist Collaboration <ul><li>Advice for preservation and findability </li></ul><ul><li>Solicit information ...
Best Practiced Technology <ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Up-to-date </li></ul>
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  1. 1. * Kate Bronstad * September 21 st , 2007 * Engaging the academic science community through technology
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>The case for technology </li></ul><ul><li>Scientists and Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Examples and Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Case for Technology <ul><li>Adapt to changes in science along with the scientists </li></ul><ul><li>Meet scientists along their workflow </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage trust and reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Alleviate information overload </li></ul>
  4. 4. Scientists and Web 2.0 <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Scientist participation </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 + Science examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis: WikiSpecies , WikiProteins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aggregators: Scintilla , Postgenomic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-prints: ArXiv , Nature Proceedings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tags: Connotea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking: Knowble , Facebook </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Science library site : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tag cloud </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IM reference widget </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS feed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New books </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty recommendations </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Library catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fewer search interfaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New ways of searching ( PennTags ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to postgenomic, del.icio.us </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Tools for other university websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CTools: canned searches, customizable widgets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annotations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data visualization/manipulation tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki framework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support citation and ( Web Cite , Nature Proceedings ) and prominence for blogs </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Bring library information to the user </li></ul><ul><li>External websites : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google, Facebook, CTools widgets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools similar to LibX firefox extension; pull-down list of tools ( Tlbox ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second Life presence </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Engage Scientists in the Library <ul><li>Area where faculty/student work is displayed, downloaded. Support for mobile devices ( InfoGallery ) </li></ul><ul><li>More than books: learning lab, equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Text reference/send librarian to patron’s location. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Librarian - Scientist Collaboration <ul><li>Advice for preservation and findability </li></ul><ul><li>Solicit information regarding what is needed </li></ul><ul><li>Awards and visibility for developing tools </li></ul>
  11. 11. Best Practiced Technology <ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Up-to-date </li></ul>

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