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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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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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ORCID: A Unique Identifier for Researchers

ORCID is a free tool that allows you to gather together the outputs of your research under one unique identifier. It will give you the ability to make sure that the articles, data sets, etc. that you published are the ones attributed you, and are linked together. “ORCID aims to solve the name ambiguity problem […]

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Trial of Data Citation Index

Thomson Reuters is developing a new database, called Data Citation Index, that will allow researchers to search for data sets across many subject-based data repositories. Data Citation Index currently includes about 70 of the 500+ data repositories that exist worldwide. We recently started a month-long trial of Data Citation Index and we want to know […]

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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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Library Adds uCentral and Unbound MEDLINE with Grapherence

In August 2012 the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library initiated a site license for Unbound Medicine’s uCentral. uCentral brings together clinical references and journal literature where you need it – on your smartphone, tablet, and on the web.

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