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Beta testers needed to help make basic science more reproducible

The following announcement is from the OHSU Library. The issue of scientific reproducibility has been at the forefront of the news recently, from The Economist highlighting the lack of reliable research in “Trouble at the Lab” to Francis Collin’s recent Nature article describing the NIH’s new policies to improve reproducibility. Recently, Dr. Melissa Haendel’s group in the Library published a paper (Vasilevsky et al, 2013, PeerJ) showing that a key component of scientific reproducibility, the … Read More

Data Management Open House, Oct. 9

Do you want your data to be available when you and others need it in the future? Do you want to publish and receive credit for your findings? You need a plan. The OHSU Library can help you make the right decisions for managing, publishing, and archiving your data. Join us on for a data management open house. Food and drink will be provided, and attendees that register for follow-up consultation sessions will receive a … Read More

Your help needed with library journal cancellation decisions

Re-posted from Library Notes, by permission. Your help is urgently needed to assist the OHSU Library in deciding which journals OHSU should keep and which ones we should not renew. Every year the OHSU Library evaluates its journal and database subscriptions to ensure the good stewardship of our budget. We analyze a variety of data, including publication and citation counts, usage, cost, and community feedback. The Library adds and cancels journal, database, and book purchases … Read More

Making research data discoverable and usable, Sept. 25

Researchers who are interested in learning how to make an impact with their data are invited to a guest lecture by Anita de Waard, Ph.D., vice president of Research Data Collections at Elsevier. The talk, “It’s the metadata, stupid!: Making research data discoverable and usable,” will take place Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at 10 a.m. in University Hospital (UHS) room 8B60. About the speaker Anita de Waard has a degree in experimental low-temperature physics from … Read More

NIH Public Access Policy resources

The OHSU Library has created a guide for helping OHSU investigators and administrators manage compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy. The site includes: Step-by-step guidance on how to comply when submitting a new publication, as well as how to demonstrate compliance after publication. Frequently asked questions about the NIH Public Access Policy from OHSU investigators. Specific instructions on how to comply when working with Elsevier, Nature, Lipincott Williams & Wilkins, and Springer. Visit the … Read More

The Research Lifecycle: Partnering for Success, March 15

What do researchers, information specialists, and data specialists need to know about data-intensive research and 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 conference will explore these questions and provide opportunities to network and interact with other information and data specialists in … Read More

NIH Public Access Policy changes coming that will affect your funding

Updated 2/14: The brown bag session has been postponed until Friday, March 1 due to a scheduling conflict. You probably know you need a Pub Med Central ID number for all publications from April 2008 and later that have been supported by the NIH. You may have even gotten a reminder when you submit your progress reports. But starting  this spring, the NIH will be adding some teeth to the enforcement of this policy: funds … Read More

The Library will pay your publishing fees for open access journals

The OHSU Library has created a fund to support open access publishing at OHSU. The fund will pay article processing charges for OHSU employees and students. Open access broadens the availability of journal articles and can positively affect the scientific impact of your work. The fund is intended to reduce barriers to open access publishing and allow authors to choose the best possible venue for their research. Continue reading to learn more and apply for … Read More

New guide on NIH Public Access Policy from the OHSU Library

The OHSU Library has published a guide on the NIH Public Access Policy, offering a one-stop resource for understanding the Policy and its requirements. The guide provides beginning to end compliance instructions, step-by-step directions for submitting a manuscript to PubMedCentral, and an overview of the Library’s Policy services. Robin Champieux, scholarly communication librarian, is also available to answer your Policy related questions at (503) 494-2770.

OHSU ontology study included in “Editors’ Picks” of PLoS Biology

Three OHSU ontologists had their study, “Dealing with Data: A Case Study on Information and Data Management Literacy,” featured in the Public Library of Science (PLoS) Biology journal. Congratulations! Visit the School of Medicine Research Voice blog to learn more.

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