Report from #review session
Starting with first principles: Broadening the definition of scholarly communication, review, and peer The communications of today’s scholars encompass not only book and journal publications, but also less formal textual communications and a variety of other work products, many of them made possible by recent advances in information technology. It is not uncommon today for an academic CV or...
Media for eScholarship
Composite Media eScholarship Short List of Tools to consider This list isn’t meant to be comprehensive but is the group’s choices of suggested tools and techniques to enhance eScholarship · Low level Media Tools o Mac § Screen capture- Opt-Shift-4 Whole screen § Application capture- Opt-Shift-Space Application screen § Application demonstration capture - o Windows § Screen...
Platforms for scholarly communication
What is a platform? A platform is more than “software”: it is in fact an ecosystem that includes software, data, services and people. It is in its essence sociotechnical, and its function is to enable research and scholarly communication. The Web, in its implementation and its philosophy, is the basis of each of the emergent, transformative scholarly communication platforms. A useful notion in...
Types of resource basic resources => data types => PNG images, Excel tables, create resources => web based collaborative tools => google docs, google tables, share resources => sharing platforms => dropbox, others discover resources => good search tools => publish resources => curation, linking, discovery => dryad, dataverse “Actions of a researcher”: 1. Plan and...
#recognition part 1
Now that you have your work published, how do you become recognized? Of course, there are many different possibilities to distribute your profile and display your work. How do you get started with this process? Is it helpful to have profiles on LinkedIn, VIVO, Mendeley, BioMedExpert. Which tool is the best place to post your profile and published works? In the present time, there is not one...
Educational Vignette: How to gain recognition for...
The following is addressed to a researcher seeking to understand how they can best present themselves and their research capabilities, skills, and expertise to the wider world. You do great work, but the contribution you can make to the wider community isn’t always clear. How do people find you? What can you do to take the work you do and represent that to the wider public, whether you are...
Notepad for the Recognition Group
The working notes for the recognition group can be found at: http://bit.ly/msr-recognition
Link to Literature matrix
Matrix is posted on http://docs.com/FHN9
#platforms workbook →
#platforms are being discussed here in a collaborative fashion
Notes for #review group
We’re taking notes and chatting here: bit.ly/sHt9OP
Video links now posted on the Workshop website
Transformers! All of the videos for today’s demos/presentation will soon be posted and available on the workshop website (on the agenda page) at http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/events/escience2011-scholarly-communications/agenda.aspx. Feel free to share these links! -jld
Updated version of the FORCE11 whitepaper
Dear all, Just to hammer home the fact that this is very much a work in progress, enclosed pse find a next iteration of the manifesto, with updated references. I’ll see if I can update the hard copy pile next to the registration desk as well :-)! Links: - to the html version of this document is http://elsatglabs.com/labs/anita/Force11/Force11Manifesto20111024.html - to other versions of...
Rough Transcript of my Opening Remarks
Dear Colleagues: It is an honor to be asked to address this group, some of whom I seem to see more than my own family, to set the stage for this 2011 Microsoft Research sponsored eScience workshop on Transforming Scholarly Communication. The first fundamental question to ask is, do we need a transformation in the first place? Obviously we all believe we do otherwise we would not be here, but...
Pre-reading for Harvard/MSR eScience Workshop
Colleagues, A bit of recommended reading to suggest prior to the workshop – something hot off the press! One of our workshop attendees, Anita de Waard (the Disruptive Technologies Director at Elsevier Labs) is sharing with us a DRAFT version of a document that was prepared by attendees at workshop held in Dagstuhl, German this past August. The group was convened to address the same challenge we...
Bios of the Organizers
Bio sketches of the meeting organizers, who will float from group to group: Alyssa Goodman, Harvard University Alberto Pepe, Harvard University Mary Lee Kennedy, Harvard University Malgorzata (Gosia) Stergios, Harvard University Lee Dirks, Microsoft Research Alex Wade, Microsoft Research Joshua M. Greenberg, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Chris Mentzel, Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation
Bios of attendees in #review theme
Charles Alcock, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophsyics Peter Binfield, PLoS Amy Brand, Harvard University Crystal Fantry, Wolfram Alpha Gregg Gordon, SSRN Sarah Greene, Faculty of 1000 Carl Lagoze , Cornell University Clifford Lynch, CNI Tom McMail, Microsoft Research Jason Priem, UNC-Chapel Hill Katina Rogers, Sloan Foundation Tom Scheinfeldt, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History...
Bios of attendees in #resources theme
Alberto Accomazzi, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (ADS) Phil Bourne , UCSD Mercé Crosas, Harvard, IQSS James Cuff, Research computing at Harvard FAS Stephen Friend, SAGE Bionetworks Paul Ginsparg, Cornell University John Kunze, CDL / UC3 Hilmar Lapp, Informatics at NESCent Liz Lyon, UKOLN Chris Mentzel, Moore Foundation August Muench, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory ...
Bios of attendees in #recognition theme
Micah Altman, Harvard University, IQSS Patrick Brown, Co-founders/representatives of PLoS Martin Fenner, Hannover Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Pomona College & NYU Daniel Goroff, Sloan Foundation Sinisa Hrvatin, Labtiva / ReadCube Jessica Mezei, Mendeley Cameron Neylon , STFC (UK) Rafael Sidi, Elsevier Peter Suber, Berkman Center Sharon Traweek, UCLA Jevin West, University of Washington
Bios of attendees in #platforms theme
Mark Abbott, Oregon State University Taliesin Beynon, Wolfram Alpha Rachel Bruce, JISC Derick Campbell, Microsoft Research Tim Clark, Harvard University Tom Cramer, Stanford University Library Trisha Cruse, CDL / UC3 David De Roure , Oxford OeRC Cory Knobel, Pitt iSchool Jill Mesirov, Broad Institute (MIT) Alberto Pepe, Harvard University (CfA) Thomas Robitaille, Harvard-Smithsonian...
Bios of attendees in #media theme
Magchiel Bijsterbosch, SURF Aaron Culich, Univ of California, Berkeley Josh Greenberg, Sloan Foundation Chris Lintott, Zooniverse Mimi McClure, NSF Office of Cyberinfrastructure Paul Oka, Microsoft Research - New England Moshe Pritsker, Journal of Visualized Experiments Jeffrey Schnapp, Harvard (MetaLab) Susan Schreibman, TCD - Digital Humanities Observatory, Dublin Katie Vale, Harvard...
Bios of attendees in #literature theme
Phil Campbell, Nature, Editor-in-Chief Matthew Cockerill, BioMed Central Anita De Waard , Disruptive Technologies Director, Elsevier Labs Christopher Erdmann, CfA Library Michael Fisher, Harvard University Press Jessie Hey, University of Southampton Zak Kohane, Harvard HMS Library Charles Parnot, Papers David Shotton, Oxford (Zoology) Gosia Stergios, Harvard Kaitlin Thaney, Digital...
The Five Stars of Online Journal Articles – an...
Those attending the Transforming Scholarly Communication workshop might be interested to read my thoughts about evaluating journal articles, in a new article with the above title: There is a summary blog post at http://opencitations.wordpress.com/2011/10/17/the-five-stars-of-online-journal-articles-3/. This points to a longer article, submitted for publication, with a preprint in Nature...
Dear Transformers... Part 1
Hi Everyone, we realized some of you might like the logistical/philosophical information that was in my email to you all on 10/11/11 to be available on this site, so here it is. Best, Alyssa 11 October 2011 Dear Transformers, My goal is to keep this email as short as possible, so that you’ll read to the end. For more details (e.g. directions, etc.), please follow the links within the...
Demonstrations on RESOURCES on Meeting Day 1
RESOURCES Seamless technologies for literature and data (literature/data search engines; cloud-based, group sharing, adjustable permissions, integration with search) Facilitator: Phil Bourne, Professor of Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego Alberto Accomazzi, Project Manager, NASA Astrophysics Data System at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (Demo of ADS and ADS Labs) ...
Demonstrations on REVIEW on Meeting Day 1
REVIEW Standard publication-based systems, alternative rating systems, etc. Facilitator: Amy Brand, Program Manager, Harvard Office of Scholarly Communication Peter Binfield, Publisher, Public Library of Science (Demo of Article Level Metrics) Sarah Greene, Editor-in-Chief, Faculty of 1000 (Demo of F1000)
Demonstrations on LITERATURE on Meeting Day 1
LITERATURE Publications based on text and still images (creation, reviewing, dissemination, archiving, reproducibility) Facilitator: Phil Campbell, Editor-in-Chief, Nature Kaitlin Thaney, Manager of External Partnerships, Digital Science (Demos of Digital Science Products) Alex Wade, Director for Scholarly Communication, MSR (Demos of Chem4Word and Article Authoring Add-in) Charles Parnot,...
Demonstrations on MEDIA on Meeting Day 1
MEDIA Production, distribution, archiving (e.g., video, 3-D modeling, databases) Facilitator: Curtis Wong, Microsoft Research Phil Bourne, Professor of Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego (Demos of SciVee and BioLit) Moshe Pritsker, CEO, Editor-in-Chief, Co-founder, Journal of Visualized Experiments (Demo of JoVe) Martin Wattenberg, Co-leader, “Big Picture” Data Visualization...
Demonstrations on PLATFORMS on Meeting Day 1
PLATFORMS Project collaboration software, “smart” laboratory software, provenance systems Facilitator: Jill Mesirov, Associate Director, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard David De Roure, Professor Of e-Research, Oxford e-Research Centre (Demo of myExperiment) Tim Clark, Director Of Bioinformatics, MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease, Harvard Medical School (Demo of SWAN)
Demonstrations on RECOGNITION on Meeting Day 1
RECOGNITION How can we best enable cooperation and adoption? Facilitator: Cameron Neylon, Senior Scientist at Science and Technology Facilities Council Jevin West, University of Washington (Demo of Eigenfactor) Jessica Mezei, Mendeley Community Liaison (Demo of Mendeley) Rafael Sidi, VP, Product Management at Elsevier (Demo of SciVerse) Lee Dirks, Director, Microsoft Research Connections (Demo...
Official workshop site →
The official website for the 2011 eScience workshop is now up.
What this site is for!
We have created this tumblr site for attendees of the October 2011 workshop on “Transforming Scholarly Communication” to express themselves before, during, and after the physical meeting. Please be eloquent and brilliant!