Week 2: e-Science Thesaurus
Thursday, August 23, 2013
9:00 pm Eastern/6:00 pm Pacific time
#medlibs Twitter chat
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Join your colleagues for the second of a five week series presented by
the University of Massachusetts Medical School Lamar Soutter Library
eligible for Medical Library Association Continuing Education hours
(it's not too later to sign up for CE!) where Kevin Read (@ReadKev) will be covering
a) The eScience Thesaurus for Librarians that will be hosted on the eScience Portal website
a 1) Definitions of eScience terminology
a 2) Relevant, seminal literature on eScience topics
a 3) Links to useful resources that can be used to help librarians implement eScience services into their current practice
a 4) Interviews with prominent librarians working in eScience roles
b) A discussion about eScience and data-related roles for librarians
b 1) What areas of eScience are most daunting for #medlibs?
b 2) What areas of eScience do #medlibs find the most interesting?
b 3) What areas of eScience would #medlibs like to learn more about?
b 4) What are some of the perceived challenges of learning about and implementing eScience and data-related services (e.g. time, subject knowledge)?
b 5) How could #medlibs reach out within their institutions to find out if there are opportunities for collaboration?
b 6) Do you see a place for eScience and data-services within your own institution?
The five week schedule includes:
August 15th: Donna Kafel e-Science portal
August 22nd: Kevin Read e-Science thesaurus
August 29th: Andrew Creamer New England Collaborative Data Management Curriculum
Sept. 5: Sally Gore Role of the informationist on research teams
Sept. 12:Lisa Palmer & Kate Thornhill Institutional repositoriesand open access