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UPDATE: Scholarly Publishing Symposium Canceled Due to NIH Coronavirus Guidance

CANCELED: Scholarly Publishing Symposium: Elevate Your Research Visibility


The NIH Library is hosting the Scholarly Publishing Symposium: Elevate Your Research Visibility, on March 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, and via videocast. Researchers are increasingly using author identifiers, preprints, and social media to improve the visibility and discoverability of their research products. With rapid changes in technology and publishing models, researchers have more options than ever before to place their research findings in the public arena. Join us for this NIH Library-hosted symposium as experts discuss how you can elevate the visibility of your research, make it easier to find, and have a greater impact.


9:00–9:05 a.m. | Welcome
Keith Cogdill, NIH Library Director

9:05–9:15 a.m. | Importance of Research Visibility
Argyris Stringaris, Senior Investigator and Chief, Mood Brain & Development Unit, National Institutes of Mental Health

9:15–10:15 a.m. | Author Identifiers That Improve Research Visibility
Disambiguation of author names helps improve the public’s access to your research publications. Learn how ORCID and other author identifiers work and how they are being adopted across NIH.
Laure Haak, ORCID Executive Director  

10:15–11:00 a.m. | Preprints: Pros and Cons
Preprints (posting to a server before publication) have become an acceptable mode of sharing research. Learn how the biomedical community is embracing the preprint alternative and how it fits into Open Science, both the benefits and cautionary advice.
John R. Inglis, Executive Director of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press and bioRxiv Co-founder
Pritty Joshi, NIH Health Science Policy Analyst

11:00–11:45 a.m. | Social Media: How to Increase Research Visibility
Social media is the new norm. Learn how various media can be used to spotlight your research and how social media tools fit into the realm of Altmetrics.
César Berrios-Otero, JoVE Curriculum Specialist
Jennifer Dorsey, NCI Social Media Coordinator

11:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | Closing Remarks
Resources and services are available to NIH and affiliated HHS researchers through the NIH Library. Contact the Library to learn more about how we can help you elevate your research visibility.
Cindy Clark, NIH Library Editing Service Leader

Sign language interpreters can be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Cindy Clark, cindy.clark@nih.gov, (301) 827-3842 or the Federal Relay, (800) 877-8339.

For more information, contact Cindy Clark, cindy.clark@nih.gov.

March 18, 2020, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10 and videocast
Event Website: https://www.nihlibrary.nih.gov/scholarly-publishing-symposium

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