Program Overview

Third University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Hoagland-Pincus Center
Shrewsbury, Mass.

Thank you to our co-sponsors: the Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School; the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) New England Region; and the Boston Library Consortium.

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Wednesday, April 6th
12:00 AM

Keynote Address: "DataSpace: A Model for Long-Term Preservation and Dissemination of Research Data"

Serge Goldstein, Princeton University


12:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Serge Goldstein, PhD, is Associate Chief Information Officer and Director, Academic Services Department, Information Technology, at Princeton University. He will present an overview and business model for long-term data storage.

Panel Discussion presentation: "An Introduction to the Dryad Repository"

Elena Feinstein, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


12:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Elena Feinstein, MSLS, MAT, is Dryad Librarian and Curator, Metadata Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She will discuss the Dryad project.

Panel Discussion presentation: "Astroinformatics: Linking Scientific Data and Publications"

Alberto Pepe, Harvard University


12:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Alberto Pepe, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University. He will discuss his involvement in the UCLA Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS), scientific collaboration networks, and his current work at Harvard's Center for Astrophysics.

Panel Discussion presentation: "DataONE: Facilitating eScience through Collaboration"

Suzie Allard, University of Tennessee


12:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Suzie Allard, PhD, is Associate Professor & Assistant Director, School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee. She will discuss the DataONE project.

9:00 AM

Registration, Welcome, and Continental Breakfast

Elaine Russo Martin, DA, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Worcester Dining Room

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

10:30 AM


15-minute break

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

12:15 PM


Vegetarian/vegan options available

Worcester Dining Room

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

Poster Session

Coffee and dessert to be served

Fuller Library

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Presentation of e-Science Web Portal and Discussion

Donna Kafel, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Worcester Dining Room

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Elaine Russo Martin, DA, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Worcester Dining Room

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM