Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Hoagland-Pincus Conference Center
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 Raquel Abad, Project Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Wednesday, April 7th|
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.
G. Sayeed Choudhury, Johns Hopkins University
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.
Karla Hahn Strieb, Association of Research Libraries
Presentation to science librarians about the progress of ARL (Association of Research Libraries) libraries in developing e-science and data services.
Janet McCue, Cornell University
Presentation to science librarians about Cornell University's approach to meeting the bioinformatics and e-science needs of the campus.
Neil Rambo, University of Washington
Presentation to science librarians about how health sciences librarians can meet bioinformatics and e-science needs of their institutions.
Mackenzie Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presentation to science librarians about MIT's approach to providing data management and data curation services for the campus.
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.