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Winter Issue of MAReport Newsletter Available

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Check out the Winter 2014 issue of our newsletter, The MAReporthttp://nnlm.gov/mar/newsletter/.

NOTE:  We encourage you to subscribe so MAReport will be delivered to your inbox.

To subscribehttp://www.hsls.pitt.edu/www/updatenewsletterlist/?p=subscribe&id=3

Research Data Management Symposium (Almost Full so Register Now!)

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Doing It Your Way:  Approaches to Research Data Management for Libraries

When:  April 28 – 29, 2014

Where:  The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR) is offering a 2-day symposium to help your library find its unique approach to research data management.  We have a great cast of speakers to talk about issues you may be facing in your library.

Details / Registration:  http://guides.nnlm.gov/mar_data2014

  • Register for both days, or only one day—it’s your choice.
  • If registration fills up, you’ll be placed on a waiting list and notified if space becomes available

Gibberish Papers

Friday, February 28th, 2014

The publishers Springer and IEEE are removing more than 120 papers from their subscription services after a French researcher discovered that the works were computer-generated nonsense. In today’s article by reporter Richard Van Noorden, you can even find out how to make a start on your own gibberish paper.  These were published mainly in conference proceedings: http://www.nature.com/news/publishers-withdraw-more-than-120-gibberish-papers-1.14763

Registration Open for Research Data Management Symposium (Space is Limited)

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Doing It Your Way:  Approaches to Research Data Management for Libraries

When:  April 28 – 29, 2014

Where:  The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR) is offering a 2-day symposium to help your library find its unique approach to research data management.  We have a great cast of speakers to talk about issues you may be facing in your library.

Details / Registration:  http://guides.nnlm.gov/mar_data2014

  • Register for both days, or only one day—it’s your choice.
  • If registration fills up, you’ll be placed on a waiting list and notified if space becomes available

World Health Organization (WHO) Providing Open Access to All Publications

Friday, February 21st, 2014

WHO provides access to the numerous items they have authored and published through their website, under the belief that access to information is a basic right that supports better decision making. A new policy that will be effective July 2014 requires that any WHO authored or WHO-funded research published in non-WHO publications, such as journals and books, must also be made freely available to all.

Press Release: http://www.who.int/about/who_reform/change_at_who/issue4/information-sharing/en/index.html

WHO Publications: http://www.who.int/publications/en/

WHO Institutional Repository: http://apps.who.int/iris/

Registration Now Open for Research Data Management Symposium (Space is Limited)

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

NOTE:  One more week for priority registration for MAR network members

Doing It Your Way:  Approaches to Research Data Management for Libraries

When:   April 28-29, 2014

Where:  The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

MAR is offering a 2-day symposium to help your library find its unique approach to research data management.  We have a great cast of speakers to talk about issues you may be facing in your library.

  • Registration for NN/LM MAR Network members (from DE, NJ, NY or PA)
  • For everyone else, registration opens February 21, 2014
  • If registration fills up, registrants will be placed on a waiting list and notified if space becomes available

Details / Registration:  http://guides.nnlm.gov/mar_data2014

Biomedical Big Data Science Notices of Intent to Publish

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Registration Now Open for Research Data Management Symposium (Space is Limited)

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Doing It Your Way:  Approaches to Research Data Management for Libraries

When:   April 28-29, 2014

Where:  The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

MAR is offering a 2-day symposium to help your library find its unique approach to research data management.  We have a great cast of speakers to talk about issues you may be facing in your library.

  • Registration opens today for NN/LM MAR Network members (from DE, NJ, NY or PA)
  • For everyone else, registration opens February 21, 2014
  • If registration fills up, registrants will be placed on a waiting list and notified if a space becomes available

Details / Registration:  http://guides.nnlm.gov/mar_data2014

MORE Details: Join Us for Our Data Management Symposium

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Doing It Your Way:  Approaches to Research Data Management for Libraries

When:   April 28-29, 2014

Where:  The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

NN/LM MAR is planning a 2-day symposium to help your library take a  “Frank Sinatra” approach to research data management.

Day One Keynote Speakers

  • Paul Harris / Director, Office of Research Informatics, Vanderbilt University
  • Jared Lyle / Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) , University of Michigan
  • Keith Webster / Dean of Libraries, Carnegie Mellon University

Day One Breakout Session Speakers

  • Heather Coates / Digital Scholarship & Data Management Librarian, IUPUI University Library
  • Barrie Hayes / Bioinformatics & Translational Science Librarian, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina
  • Lisa Johnston / Research Data Management/Curation Lead, Science/Engineering Library, University of Minnesota
  • Wendy Kozlowski / Scientific Data Curation Specialist, Olin Library, Cornell University
  • Stephen Morales / Director, Digital Preservation Network, University of Virginia
  • Alisa Surkis / Translational Science Librarian, Health Sciences Libraries, New York University
  • Ryan Womack / Data Librarian, Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Day Two Workshop Speakers

  • Andrea Horne Denton / Research and Data Services Manager, University of Virginia
  • Sherry Lake / Senior Data Consultant, University of Virginia

We will provide more details about the symposium in coming weeks.  So start spreading the news!

Publisher Goes After Authors of Its Own Journals

Friday, January 17th, 2014

An article in the new issue of The Economist reported on Elsevier’s efforts to stop authors from posting papers they have written on their own web pages.

http://tinyurl.com/ojqgfzu.