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Tuesday, April 28 • 10:00am - 11:25am
Building a Scholarly Communication Environment for the Next Generation of Researchers FULL

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Realizing a future of open scholarship and science will be dependent upon a holistic foundation of policies, technologies, services, and incentives.  This moderated discussion will explore the scholarly communication needs and expectations of students and early career researchers, with attention to the infrastructure “pieces” that will make openness the norm, rather than the exception.  We will address, for example, the importance and influence of scholarly identities and impact, collaborative spaces, research data management, and open access policies.  A panel of early career researchers, librarians, senior scholars, and research networking tool providers will lead an interactive discussion with attendees that concretely envisions a more connected, collaborative, impactful, and open research environment for emerging scholars and scientists.

Speakers
avatar for William Gunn

William Gunn

Director of Scholarly Communications, Mendeley
Dr. William Gunn is the Head of Academic Outreach for Mendeley, a research management tool for collaboration and discovery. Dr. Gunn attended Tulane University as a Louisiana Board of Regents Fellow, receiving his Ph.D in Biomedical Science from the Center for Gene Therapy at Tulane... Read More →
avatar for Kristi Holmes

Kristi Holmes

Director, Galter Health Sciences Library
Kristi Holmes is the Director at Northwestern University's Galter Health Sciences Library, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine-Health and Biomedical Informatics, and Engagement Lead for VIVO. Her research interests focus on understanding how information and data are identified... Read More →
avatar for Jerome Kukor

Jerome Kukor

Dean of the Graduate School, Rutgers New Brunswick
Jerome J. (“Jerry”) Kukor is the Dean of the Graduate School – New Brunswick at Rutgers University.  He has a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, and served on the research faculty at Michigan for 10 years prior to coming to Rutgers in 1997.  He is a Professor in the Department... Read More →
avatar for Erin McKiernan

Erin McKiernan

Professor, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Erin McKiernan is a professor in the Department of Physics at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, a researcher in experimental and computational biophysics and neurophysiology, and an advocate for open access, open data, and open science. She is also the founder of Why Open... Read More →
avatar for Laura Bowering Mullen

Laura Bowering Mullen

Behavioral Sciences Librarian; Open Access Specialist, Rutgers Library of Science and Medicine
Laura Bowering Mullen is Behavioral Sciences Librarian and Open Access Specialist at Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey. In addition to her many years of experience as an academic science librarian and team leader for science collections at the Rutgers Library of Science... Read More →
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Jane Otto

Scholarly Open Access Repository Librarian, Rutgers University
Jane Otto is Scholarly Open Access Repository Librarian at Rutgers University, where she contributes to the ongoing development of data models and metadata strategies for the University’s Fedora-based institutional repository. She represents Libraries faculty on the University Senate... Read More →


Tuesday April 28, 2015 10:00am - 11:25am
Chestnut Room

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