The 8th Annual University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Faculty Conference Room
The theme for the 2016 University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium:
“Library Research Data Services: Putting Ideas into Action”
The sessions and speakers:
Kendall Roark, Assistant Professor, Research Data Specialist, Purdue University Libraries, CLIR/DLF eResearch Faculty: "Data Work: Research Data Services in Canada & the U.S."
- Compliance: Margaret Henderson, Director of Research Data Services; and Hillary Miller, Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian, Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
- Data Information Literacy: Jake Carlson, Research Data Services Manager, University of Michigan
- Data Repositories: Lisa Johnston, Research Data Management/Curation Lead, Co-Director of the University Digital Conservancy, University of Minnesota
- Informationist: Leah Honor, Library Fellow, Informationist Liaison to the Child and Adolescent Neurodevelopment Initiative, University of Massachusetts Medical School
- Matthew Burton, Visiting Assistant Professor and Post-Doctoral Researcher, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
- Jian Qin, Professor, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University
- Rong Tang, Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College Library Practitioners:
- Christopher Erdmann, Head Librarian, Wolbach Library, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
- Margaret Henderson, Director of Research Data Services, Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
- Andrea Thomer, Doctoral Student, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign
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.
e-Science Symposium sponsors:
- Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) New England Region
- Boston Library Consortium
Questions? Contact Julie Goldman at firstname.lastname@example.org.