October 2010 Archives

Advanced EndNote Q&A

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Advanced EndNote Q & A with EndNote Rep, Doug Nguyen.
Thursday, November 18
9-10:30 AM
Walter Library, Room 310

Doug will showcase new features in EndNote X4 and answer any other EndNote questions you have. Doug is an EndNote expert and advanced questions are welcome.

Register at http://bit.ly/AdvancedEndNoteQA.

National Open Access Week, 10/18-10/22

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Open access to research and scholarship has been facilitated by digital technology. For several years NIH-funded medical research has been freely accessible online. Today many open access peer reviewed academic journals are included in the Directory of Open Access Journals.

The University Libraries will hold a series of activities during National Open Access Week, October 18-22, in order to promote awareness.

Selected Activities & Events

MONDAY 10/18
11am-1pm: Coffman Union, awareness table
NOON: 310 Walter Library, Webcast address by Nobel Laureate Harold Varmus, Director of the National Cancer Institute, for National Open Access Week kickoff
1:30-3:30pm: Walter Library, awareness table

2-4pm- Bio-Medical Library (Diehl Hall) awareness table
FRIDAY 10/22
12:30-1:30pm - 310 Walter Library, workshop "Making Your Own Work OA"

NSF Data Management Plan Mandate

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As appeared in the DigitalKoans Blog: The National Science Foundation has released its revised NSF Data Sharing Policy. As of January 18, 2011, NSF proposals must include a two-page (or less) "Data Management Plan" in accordance with the Grant Proposal Guide, chapter II.C.2.j (see below excerpt).

Inventive Women Exhibit Opening Photos (9/24)

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Inventive Women Exhibit OpeningFor those of you who missed the opening of the Inventive Women exhibit on Friday, September 24, check out our photo set in Flickr. The exhibit will be up in the Great Hall (2nd floor) of Walter Library until the end of the fall semester.

Copyright RCR Workshops This Semester

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The library is offering two new workshops that satisfy your RCR continuing education requirement, Get Acquainted with Copyright and Fair Use in Everyday Life. See the session dates and links to register below.

KnowItAll U Spectral Databases Now Available

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We now have access to the KnowItAll U spectral databases from BioRad which also include property and structure information. It provides online access to the Sadtler Standard Spectra and more. There is a browser-based version as well as desktop-based software. The software allows for structure drawing, reporting, mixture analysis, spectrum processing and analysis, chemometrics, and much more in addition to database searching.

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