2010 e-Science Symposium

2nd Annual University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Hoagland-Pincus Conference Center
Shrewsbury, MA

Thanks for a great symposium! The Symposium Brochure and speaker presentations are now available!

The University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium encourages New England region libraries to collaborate and support e-science initiatives at their institutions. Featuring presentations by nationally recognized leaders in the e-Science arena, the symposium is an educational opportunity for librarians to learn about e-Science resources and current initiatives. The symposium also provides a forum where librarians can discuss new library roles for engaging research communities and supporting networked science.

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2010
Wednesday, April 7th
12:00 AM

Symposium Brochure: 2010 University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium

E-Science Symposium

12:00 AM

Event brochure for the second annual University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium, held Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at the Hoagland-Pincus Conference Center, Shrewsbury, MA. The brochure includes the symposium program schedule, speaker biographies, and additional resources. The Agenda is included as an additional file.

9:30 AM

Data Conservancy: A Life Sciences Perspective

G. Sayeed Choudhury, Johns Hopkins University

9:30 AM

Keynote address about the Data Conservancy Project awarded through the National Science Foundation DataNet program, delivered by G. Sayeed Choudhury, PhD, Associate Dean for Library Digital Programs and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and Curation Center at the Sheridan Libraries of Johns Hopkins University.

10:00 AM

Supporting E-science and Data Curation: Progress at Research Institutions and Their Libraries

Karla Hahn Strieb, Association of Research Libraries

10:00 AM

Presentation to science librarians about the progress of ARL (Association of Research Libraries) libraries in developing e-science and data services.

10:30 AM

Agents of Integration in a Complex Information Environment

Janet McCue, Cornell University

10:30 AM

Presentation to science librarians about Cornell University's approach to meeting the bioinformatics and e-science needs of the campus.

11:00 AM

A Health Sciences Perspective

Neil Rambo, University of Washington

11:00 AM

Presentation to science librarians about how health sciences librarians can meet bioinformatics and e-science needs of their institutions.

12:00 PM

Bringing Research Data into the Library: MIT's Experience

Mackenzie Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

12:00 PM

Presentation to science librarians about MIT's approach to providing data management and data curation services for the campus.

2:00 PM

An Update on the New England e-Science Portal for Librarians

Donna Kafel

2:00 PM

Donna Kafel, MLIS, Web Portal Project Coordinator, provides an update on the E-Science Web Portal, sponsored by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region. The need for the portal was identified during the Facilitated Group Discussion at the 2009 E-Science Symposium. Attendees will also discuss next steps for action, to be ultimately reported as recommendations for area librarians to pursue in the support of their institutional scientific research.