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Where are the Data Repositories?

Discovering and re-using research datasets has become much easier in recent years due in large part to data sharing initiatives, the increasing use of standards and innovative new technologies. Come learn about the data repositories and research data available for your use. We will also provide information on how to deposit your own research data and […]

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Images: Where can you find them and what’s legal?

Update: resources from this class are linked below. Need to find the right image for your presentation? Once you find it, do you know how you can use it? This short workshop will cover Fair Use, Public Domain, Creative Commons and other issues in the use of images for teaching and presentations. Please join us […]

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Do you have a grant from the National Institutes of Health?

Join us for Eccles Express on Thursday, April 11th to find out if your publications meet the updated NIH Public Access Policy requirements. You’ll learn how to check your compliance and make sure your papers are in PubMed Central. We will cover how to use NCBI My Bibliography to organize your publications and review your […]

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What can you do to help more people find your research?

If you would like to learn a few simple steps you can take as you prepare your work for publication, bring your lunch and join us for Eccles Express on Thursday, April 4. This week’s session features a short workshop on Enhancing the Impact of Research.  We’ll discuss measures to help you disseminate your work […]

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New 30-minute workshops!

Crunched for time? Stop in for Eccles Express! Eccles Express is a short workshop with an overview of the topic where you can learn strategies, steps, or resources you can employ right away. We are pleased to offer the following sessions on Thursdays in April, from 11:30 am-12:00 pm in HSEB 3100D. April 4: Enhancing […]

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Future of higher education – Radio West from KUER

This week of March 4th, Radio West runs a series “in partnership with the Hinckley Institute of Politics, about the future of higher education.” See http://radiowest.kuer.org/ to listen to programs

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Hidden Treasure: A weird and wonderful collection

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a collection of more than 17 million items and their new book, Hidden Treasure, showcases a collection of rare and surprising pieces found in the collection. Michael Sappol is the editor of this fascinating collection and a curator-historian at NLM. Among […]

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TRI University Challenge! Informational Webinar, March 6 at Noon

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program is excited to introduce the TRI University Challenge! The EPA is challenging the academic community to find innovative and creative ways to use TRI data to promote more informed decision-making and action on the part of communities, manufacturers, and government.

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The Research Lifecycle: Partnering for Success

Please join us for a forum on the challenges and potential of data-intensive science. Enjoy the opportunity to learn about new resources for collaboration, discovery, data sharing and data management and participate in discussions about how these resources can add value to your research community. This forum features a keynote address by Victoria Stodden entitled, […]

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Eccles Express: 30-minute workshops

Eccles Health Sciences Library is excited to pilot a new series of short, drop-in workshops. These 30-minute sessions will provide an introduction to the topic and present steps for getting started that you can put to use right away. Bring your laptop to follow along as we demonstrate and provide assistance with these tools. The […]

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