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Archive for January, 2013

The Research Lifecyle: Partnering for Success

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

What do information and data specialists need to know about data-intensive research tools for data management? What can researchers gain from working with librarians? What can we all gain from a better understanding of the research data lifecycle, from either a researcher or library perspective? This spring, “The Research Lifecycle: Partnering for Success” (http://nnlm.gov/2013escience/) will explore these questions and provide opportunities to network and interact with librarians and data specialists.  This event is a joint videoconference session with presenters and participants located in Salt Lake City,  Seattle, and Portland (OR).

Date: March 15, 2013 9:30am – 2:30pm

 Utah Location:  Dolores Doré Eccles Broadcast Center on the campus of the University of Utah, 101 S. Wasatch Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

Registration required, but no charge for attendance. NN/LM MidContinental Region members may qualify for travel funding from the Professional Development Award to attend. (http://nnlm.gov/mcr/funding)

 Contact: Claire Hamasu, chamasu@RML4.utah.edu

 Sponsors: NN/LM MidContinental Region, NN/LM Pacific Northwest Region, Oregon Health Sciences Library. /ch

New Traveling Exhibit from NLM Available – You could sign up now!

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

The NLM History of Medicine Division, Exhibition Program has a new banner exhibition available for booking!  ” Every necessary care and attention”:  George Washington and Medicine.  For more information see: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/news/george_washington_and_medicine.html 

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Professional Development Awards – deadline extended for two events

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

1.  Disaster Communication Summit – March 7-8, 2013

This one and a half day Summit will be broken into three segments. Professional Development Award applicants must apply for all three segments for registration.   All will be held on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago, but in two different locations. Registrants will be notified about location and details closer to the Summit.   For more information on the  conference and to register see: http://ow.ly/gSndj

To apply for a Professional Development Award:

  • Applicant must be a health sciences librarian from a full member institution of the NN/LM MidContinental Region.
  • Deadline extended to Feb. 14.   Notification to applicants will take place by Feb 19, 2013.
  • Professional Development Awards for the Disaster Communication Summit will cover travel, hotel and per diem meals not to exceed $1500 per recipient.
  • Apply for the Professional Development Award for this conference at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/prrofdevaward20122013

2.  E-Science:  The Research Lifecycle: Partnering for Success – March 15, 2013

Professional Development Award applicants must register for the one-day conference to be held at the University of Utah.     Registrants will be notified about location and details closer to the conference.   For more information on the  conference and to register see: https://nnlm.gov/2013escience

To apply for a Professional Development Award:

  • Applicant must be a health sciences librarian from a full member institution of the NN/LM MidContinental Region.
  • Deadline extended to Feb. 14.   Notification to applicants will take place by Feb 19, 2013.
  • Professional Development Awards for the EScience:  Research Lifecycle conference will cover travel, hotel and per diem meals not to exceed $1500 per recipient.
  • Apply for the Professional Development Award for this conference at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/prrofdevaward20122013

Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

EDUCATION: February Breezing and Spotlight sessions

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
Breezing Along with the RML -Wednesday, February 20,  10:00 MT/11:00 CT
  • Rachel Vukas – Lib Guides
  • Barb Jones – “Winning the Story Wars” Bookclub
Spotlight! On NLM Resources -Wednesday, February 27, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT
Taking the one-hour class and completing the exercises and class evaluation makes you eligible to receive 1 Medical Library Association Continuing Education credit. This online training is FREE.
  • Senior Resources – presented by Marty Magee

NOTE URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided.  Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

E-science forum — The Research Lifecycle: Partnering for Success

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Librarians and Researchers in an e-science collaboration result in successful research. What do librarians need to know about big data and tools? What can researchers gain from working with librarians? The Research Lifecycle: Partnering for Success (http://nnlm.gov/2013escience/) will explore these questions. You’ll hear the latest on what’s happening with big data from keynote speaker, Victoria Stodden, who has focused on developing standards of openness for data and code sharing, and solving legal and policy barriers.  Hear from panelists about tools–eagle-i , VIVO, Data Management Planning Tool, REDCap– that help librarians and researchers collaborate and deal with data generated by research.  This is a hybrid session with presenters located in Seattle and Salt Lake City and participants located in Seattle, Portland, and Salt Lake City.

 Date: March 15, 2013 9:30am – 2:30pm

 Utah Location:  Dolores Doré Eccles Broadcast Center on the campus of the University of Utah, 101 S. Wasatch Dr., Salt Lake City, UT

No charge for attendance but registration required. NN/LM MidContinental Region members may qualify for funding from the Professional Development Award to attend. (http://nnlm.gov/mcr/funding)

 Contact: Claire Hamasu, chamasu@RML4.utah.edu

 Sponsors: NN/LM MidContinental Region, NN/LM Pacific Northwest Region, Oregon Health Sciences Library.

 

Professional Development Awards available for three events…

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
Professional Development Awards available for three events…
1.  A Librarian’s Guide to NCBI

Instructors will be NCBI staff and Diane Rein, Ph.D., MLS. Applications will be accepted from librarians currently providing bioinformatics services as well as from those desiring to implement services. The application deadline for the class  is January 25, 2013. There are two parts to the course, the first part is  online and the second part is in-person, five days in Bethesda, MD.  Applicants must take both parts. For more information on the class and to apply see:  http://ow.ly/gSk8s

To apply for a Professional Development Award:

  • Applicant must be a health sciences librarian from a full member institution of the NN/LM MidContinental Region.
  • Must apply by Jan. 25, 2013.   Notification to applicants will take place by Feb 1, 2013.
  • Professional Development Awards for this NCBI class will cover travel, hotel and per diem meals not to exceed $2650 per recipient.   Apply for this Professional Development Award for this class at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/prrofdevaward20122013
  • Send an e-mail to mmagee@unmc.edu , indicating you have applied for the class AND the Professional Development Award AND  include your bioinformatics training essay application answers to Questions 4 and 5 of the class application.

2.  Disaster Communication Summit – March 7-8, 2013.

This one and a half day Summit will be broken into three segments. Professional Development Award applicants must apply for all three segments for registration.   All will be held on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago, but in two different locations. Registrants will be notified about location and details closer to the Summit.   For more information on the  conference and to register see: http://ow.ly/gSndj

To apply for a Professional Development Award:

  • Applicant must be a health sciences librarian from a full member institution of the NN/LM MidContinental Region.
  • Must apply by Jan. 25, 2013.   Notification to applicants will take place by Feb 1, 2013.
  • Professional Development Awards for the Disaster Communication Summit will cover travel, hotel and per diem meals not to exceed $1500 per recipient.   Apply for the Professional Development Award for this conference at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/prrofdevaward20122013

3.  E-Science:  The Research Lifecycle: Partnering for Success

March 15, 2013

Professional Development Award applicants must register for the one-day conference to be held at the University of Utah.     Registrants will be notified about location and details closer to the conference.   For more information on the  conference and to register see: https://nnlm.gov/2013escience

To apply for a Professional Development Award:

  • Applicant must be a health sciences librarian from a full member institution of the NN/LM MidContinental Region.
  • Must apply by Jan. 25, 2013.   Notification to applicants will take place by Feb 1, 2013.
  • Professional Development Awards for the EScience:  Research Lifecycle conference will cover travel, hotel and per diem meals not to exceed $1500 per recipient.
  • Apply for the Professional Development Award for this conference at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/prrofdevaward20122013

Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – LiverTox -Wed, Jan. 23, 2012, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Spotlight!  on NLM Resources -Wed, Jan. 23 at  1:00 MT/ 2:00 CT. LIVERTOX is a freely available website that provides up-to-date, comprehensive and unbiased information about drug induced liver injury caused by prescription and nonprescription drugs, herbals and dietary supplements.  Drug induced liver injury is an important and challenging form of liver disease which is growing because of the increasing number of drugs used in medical care, and the increased numbers of people being treated with them.  Join Barb Jones for a tour of this new NLM resource.

Taking the one-hour class and completing the exercises and class evaluation makes you eligible to receive 1 Medical Library Association Continuing Education credit. This online training is FREE.   NOTE URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided.  Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

Two classes you shouldn’t miss – all online – from Pat Wagner

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

There are still a few spaces left…. registration is still open for two classes from Pat Wagner.   Each will consist of two one-hour online webinars, with “homework” assigned after the first webinar, and results to be reviewed in the second webinar.  MLA CE credit is pending. Both classes are at no-charge and preference for registration will be given to MidContinental Region members first.   Class size is limited.   For more information on the classes see registration at: http://ow.ly/gCdsy

  • Improving the Effectiveness of Your Print Media –  Jan 29, 2013 and Feb. 12, 2013 at 11:00 MT/ 12:00 CT.  Register no later than Jan. 22, 2013.
  • Institutional Politics – Earning Trust and Respect with Your Peers and Executives – Feb. 19, 2013  and March 12, 2013 at 11:00 MT/12:00 .  Register no later than Feb. 12, 2013.

Prior to class, attendees will be notified with additional details on the webinars.  Contact Marty Magee for more information at mmagee@unmc.edu.

Did you miss it? Breezing Along With the RML session – on Open Access? What it would be like in 2023?

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

If you missed the “Breezing Along with the RML” session on Wed.  Jan, 16, 2013,  it’s not too late to have a look.   It was a lively discussion on Open Access in the Year 2023!    Jean Shipman and Claire Hamasu led the session envisioning what Open Access may mean to librarians, libraries, our collections and to authors.   See it at:  http://ow.ly/gTLQM  (mm)

New Online Tool to Track Public Access Compliance

Monday, January 14th, 2013

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released a new tool to track compliance of publications that fall under the NIH Public Access Policy. The Public Access Compliance Monitor (PACM) supports the efforts of grantee organizations to ensure their awards are compliant. This tool provides detailed information about each article and allows institutions to track the status of deposited papers. For information regarding access to the PACM, please visit http://ow.ly/gOgZ9. [da]