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
Worcester, Massachusetts

The theme for the 2016 University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium:
“Library Research Data Services: Putting Ideas into Action”

Thank you for another great symposium! Presentations and posters are now available!

Symposium Agenda and full Event Brochure

The sessions and speakers:

Keynote Speaker
Kendall Roark, Assistant Professor, Research Data Specialist, Purdue University Libraries, CLIR/DLF eResearch Faculty: "Data Work: Research Data Services in Canada & the U.S."

Breakout Sessions
  • 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
Afternoon Panels
    Library Educators:
    • 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:

Questions? Contact Julie Goldman at julie.goldman@umassmed.edu.

Program Overview
Symposium schedule of activities and presentations
Poster Session
Posters presented during the e-Science Symposium