CISTI: Promoting Science Access Presented at IFLA Science Policies & Science Portals August 8, 2008 Richard Akerman
Science Access for Canadians <ul><li>Free access to NRC Research Press journals for Canadians </li></ul><ul><li>STM Collec...
Research Press and CISTI STM Collection <ul><li>NRC Research Press Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Free access for all Canadian...
Infrastructure Partnerships (1) <ul><li>Support NRC goals of working more closely with other government departments and su...
Infrastructure Partnerships (2) <ul><li>Enhance visibility of Canadian STM research by creating more accessible digital re...
Expanding Access <ul><li>Participation in WorldWideScience.org </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in Research Data Canada </l...
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    1. 1. CISTI: Promoting Science Access Presented at IFLA Science Policies & Science Portals August 8, 2008 Richard Akerman
    2. 2. Science Access for Canadians <ul><li>Free access to NRC Research Press journals for Canadians </li></ul><ul><li>STM Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Science e-Library </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in Canadian Virtual Health Library </li></ul><ul><li>NRC Publications Archive (NPArC) - institutional repository </li></ul><ul><li>CISTI Trusted Digital Repository </li></ul><ul><li>PubMed Central Canada (PMC Canada) </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in WorldWideScience.org </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in Research Data Canada – data.gc.ca </li></ul>
    3. 3. Research Press and CISTI STM Collection <ul><li>NRC Research Press Journals </li></ul><ul><li>Free access for all Canadians </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen STM collection that supports services to NRC and Canadian innovation sectors </li></ul><ul><li>Align information resources to support NRC Strategy initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a sustainable strategy for acquisition of STM resources </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain access rights for core clients </li></ul>
    4. 4. Infrastructure Partnerships (1) <ul><li>Support NRC goals of working more closely with other government departments and supporting the health sector by enabling access to STM information </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Science eLibrary (FSeL consortium) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide federal researchers, policy analysts and decision makers with equitable access to full-text journals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Canadian Virtual Health Library (CVHL) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.chla-absc.ca/nnlh/cvhl.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision: Ensure Canadian health care providers have equal access to the best information for patient care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Status: Seeking funding from Canada Health Infoway for next phase </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Infrastructure Partnerships (2) <ul><li>Enhance visibility of Canadian STM research by creating more accessible digital repositories </li></ul><ul><li>CISTI Trusted Digital Repository (TDR) & NRC IR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NRC mandated deposit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PubMed Central Canada (PMC Canada) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Canadian Institutes of Heath Research (CIHR) mandated deposit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A CISTI-CIHR partnership to join NIH PMC International </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Similar to UKPMC model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term vision: A platform for Canadian health research information and services </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Expanding Access <ul><li>Participation in WorldWideScience.org </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in Research Data Canada </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://data-donnees.gc.ca/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CISTI coordinating the Research Data Strategy Working Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CISTI will contribute metadata expertise and develop a Web gateway to Canadian scientific data sets and other data repositories </li></ul></ul>
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