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Lisa Johnston

  • Posted Apply for New Open Access Fund to University Digital Conservancy Blog
    Recently, the Libraries and the Office of the Vice President for Research teamed up to establish a pilot fund to help UMN authors underwrite the costs of making their works openly accessible. We've now gotten budgets and eligibility requirements all...
  • Posted Don't own the rights...just ask permission! to University Digital Conservancy Blog
    Health Sciences librarian Jim Beattie recently worked with a faculty member who wished to upload an article to the UDC. The one problem...the author didn't retain the copyrights when he published with the journal. So, after checking the publishers open...
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  • Posted Writing Tutors for Students to Physics and Astronomy Library News
    http://www.lib.umn.edu/services/prcThe lIbrary's "Peer-Research Consultants" are available for students in drop-in locations at Wilson, Walter or in MCAE in Appleby Hall. *NEW* this year, students can make an appointment.What are the PRCs?The Peer Research Consultants provide one-on-one assistance to students to...
  • Posted Writing Tutors for Students to Geology Library News
    http://www.lib.umn.edu/services/prcThe lIbrary's "Peer-Research Consultants" are available for students in drop-in locations at Wilson, Walter or in MCAE in Appleby Hall. *NEW* this year, students can make an appointment.What are the PRCs?The Peer Research Consultants provide one-on-one assistance to students to...
  • Posted Copyright Workshops (fulfill RCR credit) to Physics and Astronomy Library News
    Can I Use That? Dealing with Copyright in Everyday Life (Grad students, Staff, others)Do you remix, re-use, review, quote, criticize, parodize? Copyright presents some big challenges in all of those situations! We'll learn by exploring examples from visual arts, music,...
  • Posted Copyright Workshops (fulfill RCR credit) to Geology Library News
    Can I Use That? Dealing with Copyright in Everyday Life (Grad students, Staff, others)Do you remix, re-use, review, quote, criticize, parodize? Copyright presents some big challenges in all of those situations! We'll learn by exploring examples from visual arts, music,...
  • Posted Research Jumpstart workshops in August to Geology Library News
    Take advantage of free workshops from the Libraries Aug. 22-Sept. 2!Below is a sample of workshops we offer. To see the complete list and register go to:http://www.lib.umn.edu/services/workshops/registration.IMPROVE YOUR RESEARCH*New* Gauging Impact: How to Determine Impact Factors And What They Really Tell...
  • Posted Research Jumpstart workshops in August to Physics and Astronomy Library News
    Take advantage of free workshops from the Libraries Aug. 22-Sept. 2!Below is a sample of workshops we offer. To see the complete list and register go to:http://www.lib.umn.edu/services/workshops/registration.IMPROVE YOUR RESEARCH*New* Gauging Impact: How to Determine Impact Factors And What They Really Tell...
  • Posted Researcher Refresh: Workshops to increase your impact to Physics and Astronomy Library News
    Increase your productivity and expand the impact of your researchNow that classes are over and grades are in, take some time to refresh your research skills. This series of workshops, offered by the University Libraries, is designed to save you...
  • Posted Researcher Refresh: Workshops to increase your impact to Geology Library News
    Increase your productivity and expand the impact of your researchNow that classes are over and grades are in, take some time to refresh your research skills. This series of workshops, offered by the University Libraries, is designed to save you...
  • Posted Drop-in hours are now available for the Peer Research Consultants! to Physics and Astronomy Library News
    Peer Research Consultants: one-on-one support for library research now available for studentsDrop-in hours are now available for the Peer Research Consultants!  Students can sit down and get personalized help with writing papers, selecting their topics, and doing library research....one-on-one from their own...
  • Posted Drop-in hours are now available for the Peer Research Consultants! to Geology Library News
    Peer Research Consultants: one-on-one support for library research now available for studentsDrop-in hours are now available for the Peer Research Consultants!  Students can sit down and get personalized help with writing papers, selecting their topics, and doing library research....one-on-one from their own...
  • Posted Creating a Data Management Plan - workshop to Physics and Astronomy Library News
    Starting January 18, 2011, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will require a data management plan will all new grant proposals. Similar to the National Institutes of Heath (NIH), the plan should describe how the federally funded research data will be...
  • Posted Creating a Data Management Plan - workshop to Geology Library News
    Starting January 18, 2011, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will require a data management plan will all new grant proposals. Similar to the National Institutes of Heath (NIH), the plan should describe how the federally funded research data will be...
  • Posted Winter Workshops in the Library to Physics and Astronomy Library News
    The Library is hosting a week of workshops to kick-off the new year and give you the research advantage. Each session is free to register and held in Walter Library. Creating a Data Management Plan For Your Grant Application...
  • Posted Winter Workshops in the Library to Geology Library News
    The Library is hosting a week of workshops to kick-off the new year and give you the research advantage. Each session is free to register and held in Walter Library. Creating a Data Management Plan For Your Grant Application...
  • Posted Notes from CSE Library Committee to Physics and Astronomy Library News
    CSE Library Committee Meeting, Dec. 9, 20101.  Collections Update (Meghan Lafferty)The University Libraries were asked to model budget cuts of 3% and 5%The collections budget is a part of that planning, with a tentative target of about $750,000We must also...
  • Posted Notes from CSE Library Committee to Geology Library News
    CSE Library Committee Meeting, Dec. 9, 20101.  Collections Update (Meghan Lafferty)The University Libraries were asked to model budget cuts of 3% and 5%The collections budget is a part of that planning, with a tentative target of about $750,000We must also...
  • Posted 2010 Tech Expo a Success! to Emerging Tech Expo
    Thank you to the 140-plus Libraries staff that attended last week's second Annual Emerging Tech Expo sponsored by the IT Council and Libraries Organization Development ( http://blog.lib.umn.edu/emergingtexpoblog/ ).  We hope you enjoyed the event and came away with new awareness of the...
  • Posted GSA 2010 Talk and Slides on Open Access Geology to Geology Library News
    At GSA this month, Harvey Thorleifson, director of the MGS, and I presented at the Geoscience Information Societies' Topical session. Here are the slides and a link to the publications and maps:OPEN ACCESS GEOLOGY: USING THE INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY TO HOST...
  • Posted NSF Required Data Management Plan: What you need to know to Geology Library News
    Overview of the upcoming NSF proposal requirement aimed at facilitating the dissemination and sharing of research. NSF Data Management Plan Web site: http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/dmp.jsp1. What is it? Beginning January 18, 2011, the National Science Foundation will require a Data Management Plan...
  • Posted NSF Required Data Management Plan: What you need to know to Physics and Astronomy Library News
    Overview of the upcoming NSF proposal requirement aimed at facilitating the dissemination and sharing of research. NSF Data Management Plan Web site: http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/dmp.jsp1. What is it?Beginning January 18, 2011, the National Science Foundation will require a Data Management Plan (DMP)...
  • Posted International Education Week - Library Information Fair to Physics and Astronomy Library News
    Thursday, November 1811AM - 1PMWalter Library First FloorJoin us for an informal opportunity to learn more about how the libraries can help you.Library staff will provide international students a personal introduction to useful, important, and free library resources and services.Light...
  • Posted International Education Week - Library Information Fair to Geology Library News
    Thursday, November 1811AM - 1PMWalter Library First FloorJoin us for an informal opportunity to learn more about how the libraries can help you.Library staff will provide international students a personal introduction to useful, important, and free library resources and services.Light...
  • Posted Faculty Panel on Publishing Practices (RCR Credit) to Geology Library News
    An event especially for, but not exclusive to, faculty editorsThe University of Minnesota Libraries and the Office of the Vice President for Research presentCurrent and Future Publishing PracticesThursday, December 2, 2010 • 2:00-4:00 p.m.120 Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of MinnesotaU Faculty Joshua...
  • Posted Faculty Panel on Publishing Practices (RCR Credit) to Physics and Astronomy Library News
    An event especially for, but not exclusive to, faculty editorsThe University of Minnesota Libraries and the Office of the Vice President for Research presentCurrent and Future Publishing PracticesThursday, December 2, 2010 • 2:00-4:00 p.m.120 Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of MinnesotaU Faculty Joshua...
  • Posted New Books Fall 2010 to Physics and Astronomy Library News
    I'm a bit behind on posting new books this semester...but rest assured, we have them!! Here are links to the New Physics and Astronomy books arrived in Walter Science and Engineering Library: Astronomy: July 2010 August 2010 September 2010 October...
  • Posted New Books Fall 2010 to Geology Library News
    I'm a bit behind on posting new books this semester...but rest assured, we have them!! Here are links to the New geology books arrived in Walter Science and Engineering Library: July 2010 August 2010 September 2010 October 2010...
  • Posted UMN Profiles - Research Networking Software for Collaboration and Expertise Identification to Emerging Tech Expo
    Presenter: Justin Dale and Layne Johnson: Profiles is a research networking and expertise mining software tool. It not only shows traditional directory information, but also illustrates how each person is connected to others in the broad research community. Links:profiles.ahc.umn.eduHandouts:Profiles Presentation 110210.pdf...
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