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2011 Educational Seminar

Sat Nov 5, 2011 1:00 PM

What's Happening Really: Digital Research Support, and other Hot Topics

Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries Annual Meeting

Saturday, November 5, 2011, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Hyatt, Denver, CO  - Room Centennial A/B

1:00 PM     Introduction: Marianne Burke, Library Associate Professor and Director, Dana medical Library, Univ. of Vermont, Moderator                                                                                                                   

1:05 to 2:45 PM     Panel and Discussion: E-Science and the Academic Medical Library: Supporting the Research Enterprise                                                                                                                                                        

Elaine Martin, Director, Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical  School

“Preparing Librarians for New Roles in E-Science Librarianship”

Jake Carlson, Data Services Specialist and Associate Professor, Purdue University Library

“An Introduction to the Data Curation Profiles Toolkit”
Jake Carlson is one of the architects of the Data Curation Profiles Toolkit developed at Purdue and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois.

Jen Ferguson, Data Services Librarian, Northeastern University

“A Tale of Two Projects: The Hands-on of Data Curation”
Jen will address two projects: 1) The Harvard School of Public Health's Bioinformatics Core project to annotate and contextualize gene expression microarray data deposited in conjunction with published articles, and 2) Northeastern University’s project to develop and support a university-wide digital repository.

Holly Buchanan, CIO and Executive Director, Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center, and Professor, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico

“Strategic Planning for E-science in Academic and Medical Libraries.”
This presentation will discuss challenges and opportunities for academic and medical libraries in supporting e-Science initiatives, and some suggestions on how to address these through strategic planning.

2:45PM to 3:15PM     BREAK

3:15 PM to 5:00PM     Emerging topics and debates: You asked for it


Title: Who Should Pay for Open Access Authors’ Fees
     Presenters: Karen Butter, University Librarian and Assistant Vice Chancellor, University of California, San Francisco and Jane Blumenthal, Director, Health Sciences Libraries Univ. of Michigan

Title: Teaching Data Management to Health Science, Science & Engineering Students
     Presenter: Donna Kafel, e-science project coordinator, Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Title: iTouch Technology to Medical Students
     Presenter: Nadine Dexter , Director, Harriet H. Ginsburg Health Sciences Library, University of Central Florida

Title: Doing More with Less
     Presenter: Dorothy A. Spencer, Ph.D., Director, William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville

Title: New Relationships with University Deans
     Presenter: Pat Thibodeau, Associate Dean for Library Services,Medical Center Library, Duke University

Title: Library Dashboards
     Presenter: Bret Kirkpatrick, Director, Moody Medical Library and Associate Vice President for Academic Resources, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galvestondue University Library.  


Please Note: Each AAHSL Member Institution will receive one complementary registration, any additional attendees from Member Institutions may register for $100. To receive your complementary registration, Member Directors must be logged into the members only portal. Once you are logged in, go to the event registration page and check the Complementary option at the bottom of the form.  If you are an additional member Institution attendee, please create a new account by entering your email address after clicking register now.  Member Directors: if you are unable to attend you can send someone in your place.  Please contact the AAHSL office for further instructions.

Note: AAHSL seminar attendees do not have to register for the AAMC meeting. However, to book a stay at one of the hotels offering discount rates for AAMC, you must first be registered for the AAMC conference. For more information, please visit the AAMC website.


Location: Hyatt, Denver, CO Room: Centennial A/B

For more information:

Contact: Executive Director, Louise Miller
Phone: 206-367-8704
Email:  aahsl@sbims.com

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