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NIH Library Open House 2015

Thursday, September 17, 9:​30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Friday, September 18, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
NIH Library (Building 10)


In conjunction with the NIH Research Festival​, the Library’s open house will showcase why we truly are “Your Partner in Research.” New this year will be a demonstration of the data visualization touch screen provided by the NIH Office of the Associate Director for Data Science. This touch screen is a tool that can help drive your team’s research creativity. And to benefit NIH authors, two panels of outside experts will discuss editing, scholarly publishing, and open access issues, and provide recommendations to help improve your opportunity for successful publication.

Mark your calendar now. You will not want to miss the presentations or the tools, technology, and services such as: 3D printing, bibliometrics and portfolio analysis, bioinformatics software, data management, and custom solutions to meet your research challenges.

Please find the schedule of events below, or download the PDF.

Sessions - Thursday, September 17, 2015, NIH Library (Building 10)

10 - 11 am

Implementing an Electronic Lab Notebook Solution Panel

(Training Room and Online)

Join us as we explore options for creating electronic lab notebooks (ELNs) that can offer more security, flexibility, and convenience than their paper counterparts. The panelists in this session will share their experiences using ELN software and smartpens to create easy-to-use solutions.

Lisa Federer, Research Data Informationist at NIH Library, moderator
John Didion, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Francis Collins Laboratory at NHGRI, panelist
Matt Dunie, President of LabArchives, panelist
Karen Usdin, Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology at NIDDK, panelist

Faculty of 1000 Demo

(Media Room)

F1000 Workspace is a new and powerful tool for collecting, managing, sharing, collaborating, and citing scientific literature. Staff from F1000 will show you how to make the most out of this time-saving tool.

Presenter: Kinga Hosszu

11:10 - 11:50 am

Elsevier Science Demo

(Training Room)

Scopus Author Profiles: fast and accurate. Learn how Scopus author profiles can be used to identify potential panelists—with greater efficiency and precision.

Presenters: Abdul Sawah and Eric Livingston

12 - 1 pm

Fostering Collaboration in Research Profiles Panel

(Training Room and Online)

Team science and globalization has dramatically changed research and research collaboration. Learn about three projects in the works designed to foster better collaboration and expertise discovery including the NIH-led Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae (SciENcv), the HHS IDEA Lab project Tool for Enhancing Agency Knowledge (TEAK), and the GSA Shark Tank-awarded HHS Profiles.

James King, Branch Chief/Information Architect at NIH Library, moderator
Jessica Hernandez, Team Lead and HHS Profiles project lead at FDA, panelist
Bart Trawick, SciENcv lead at NLM/NCBI, panelist
Neil Thakur, Special Assistant to NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research and Program Manager of NIH Public Access Policy

1:10 - 1:50 pm

Thomson Reuters, Web of Science Demo

(Training Room)

Web of Science: Preclinical to Patent Searching. The Web of Science is a powerful tool that enables you to discover and evaluate research in the sciences & social sciences. Learn to track citations to the work you have authored, discover scientific datasets available for reuse, and explore the patent literature relevant to your field.

Presenter: Amy Braden

Journal of Visualized Experiments (JOVE) Demo

(Media Room)

JoVE is the leading creator and publisher of video solutions that increase productivity in scientific research and education. Learn how to maximize your JoVE experience using advanced search queries, mobile applications, and training tools. New to the NIH, JoVE Science Education is a database devoted to teaching laboratory fundamentals thru simple, easy-to-understand video demonstrations.

Presenter: Jennifer Ostrosky

2 - 3 pm

Meet the Editors Panel

(Training Room and Online)

Successfully publishing your journal articles depends on many factors. Join us to hear prestigious editors discuss guidelines and tips on topics such as avoiding plagiarism, how to handle self-citation, responding to reviewers’ comments, reasonable turnaround time, copyright, and what to do with your data.

Cindy Clark, Editing Services Team Leader at NIH Library, moderator
Philippa Benson, Managing Editor at Science Advances, panelist
Rebecca E. Cooney, North American Editor for The Lancet at Elsevier, panelist
Andrea Macaluso, Publisher at Nature Partner Journals (NPJ), panelist
Simone Taylor, Publisher, Open Access John Wiley & Sons, Inc., panelist

3:10 - 3:40 pm

DynaMed Demo

(Training Room)

DynaMed is a clinical reference tool created by a physician for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the point-of-care. With clinically-organized summaries for more than 3,000 topics, DynaMed is the only evidence-based reference tool shown to answer most clinical questions during practice. DynaMed is updated daily and monitors the content of over 500 medical journals and systematic evidence review databases directly and indirectly by using many journal review services.

Presenter: Greg Weyman

Sessions - Friday, September 18, 2015, NIH Library (Building 10)

10 - 11 am

Innovations in Scholarly Publishing Panel

(Training Room and Online)

Publishing continues to evolve in this digital world. Come hear from some of the leaders in the space about some of the latest innovations and changes in scholarly publishing including publishing scholarly video and the continued evolution of open access.

James King, Branch Chief/Information Architect at NIH Library, moderator
Michael Markie, Associate Publisher of F1000 Research, panelist
Jennifer Ostrosky, Account Manager at JOVE, Journal of Visual Experiments, panelist
Alicia Wise, Director of Access and Policy at Elsevier, panelist

11:10 - 11:40 am

IEEE Xplore Demo

(Training Room)

IEEE Xplore is a full text database (PDF & HTML) that includes journals, conferences, courses, eBooks, and standards from the following publishers: IEEE, IET, Bell Labs, VDE, MIT, Wiley, Morgan & Claypool. Join us for a fast paced session on the 3 ways to search, how to find papers cited by patents and other papers, and all the new tools to save searches and export content.

Presenters: Ruth Wolfish and Joseph Vaitkus

Micromedex Demo

(Media Room)

Truven Health Analytics’ Micromedex provides a single source of evidence-based information with the most comprehensive drug, disease, toxicology, patient education, and consumer health information in the healthcare industry. Micromedex’s in-house editorial staff synthesizes over 600,000 articles – the world’s literature – to bring our customers the best clinical content in the industry. Micromedex is the only medication management system accredited by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Presenter: Didier Marchal