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eScience Webinar NN/LM GMR


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An introduction to eScience directed towards health sciences librarians, focusing upon what it is and where/how librarians may find a role.

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eScience Webinar NN/LM GMR

  1. 1. (e-Science… where to begin?)<br />Sally channels Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart <br />(Jacobellis v. Ohio, 1964)…<br />This is Justice Stewart<br />This is Sally<br />
  2. 2. Don’t know much about e-Science?(what a wonderful world this could be)<br />Sally Gore, MS, MS LIS<br />Head, Research & Scholarly Communication Services<br />Lamar Soutter Library<br />University of Massachusetts Medical School<br />
  3. 3. O<br />nce upon a time, in a laboratory far, far away…<br />
  4. 4. Image from the lab book of Alexander Graham Bell, 1876, American Treasures of the Library of Congress,<br />
  5. 5. AHA! I see you, you little RNAi bugger.<br />"Courtesy Argonne National Laboratory."<br />Copyright © University of Massachusetts Medical School 2006 Photo: Robert Carlin<br />
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  8. 8. Something new means…<br />…we need a new WORD<br />E-Science<br />DATA<br />e-Science<br />eScience<br />NETWORKS<br />e~Science<br />
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  10. 10. DATA<br />What is the need?<br />Management<br />What?<br />How?<br />Where?<br />What are they doing with it today?<br />What about tomorrow?<br />Is it safe?<br />Data Management = the entire life cycle of data<br />
  11. 11. DATA<br />What is the need?<br />Storage<br />How much of this stuff are you generating?<br />Megabytes / Terabytes / Petabytes / “Yoda”bytes (1024) / “Zebbiebytes” (treats for my dog?)<br />
  12. 12. DATA<br />What is the need?<br />Access, Sharing, “Find-ability” <br />Data Management Plans<br />Data sharing requirements<br />Supplemental material requirements<br />
  13. 13. DATA<br />What is the need?<br />Preservation & Curation<br />What is the historical value of data? <br />
  14. 14. Some Examples<br /> Data Management<br />MIT, UMMS / WPI, MSU (NIH, NSF)<br /> Storage<br />Cornell – “DataStaR”<br /> Access, Sharing, “Find-ability”<br />Institutional Repositories<br />HHS Open<br /> Preservation & Curation<br />CDC BRFSS<br />
  15. 15. networks<br /><ul><li>What is the need?</li></ul>Technical Tools and Toys<br />Think of all the ways we communicate today:<br />Phone, email, Skype<br />Print & digital sources<br />Social networking<br />Letters and stamps? <br />Smart phones, iPads, iPods and iCanNeverKeepUp<br />
  16. 16. networks<br /><ul><li>What is the need?</li></ul>Collaborators<br />Clinical Translational Science <br />
  17. 17. networks<br /><ul><li>What is the need?</li></ul>Information to Foster Collaboration<br />Clinical translational research is more than basic science’s relationship with clinical practice. It also involves:<br />Personal health habits<br />Injury prevention<br />Environmental policy<br />Worksite health<br />School health<br />Parenting<br />And more…<br />
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  19. 19. E-Science for Librarians:What is OUR need?<br />What do we have now?<br />Knowledge / Skills<br />Information Mgt<br />Cataloging / metadata<br />Searching<br />Archiving<br />Resources<br />“Intangibles”<br />Objectivity<br />History – Mission<br />Sense of helping<br />What do we need?<br />Subject knowledge?<br />Research methods<br />Statistics<br />Database design<br />Entrepreneurial skills<br />Public speaking<br />Sales<br />Creativity<br />This is Dan<br />
  20. 20. e~Sciencein New England<br />Professional Development (annual events)<br />Science Boot Camp for Librarians<br />Professional Development Day<br />Networking<br />E-Science Symposium (annual event)<br />E-Science Portal for New England Librarians<br />UMMS<br />Institutional repository<br />CTSA – profiles product<br />IMLS Planning Grant<br />
  21. 21. ?<br />Thank You!<br />Questions?<br />