ASB @NLM Part 2: Health Without Boundaries-Rethinking Global and Domestic Health Lecture

Being on the NIH campus afforded me some very unique opportunities with regard to access to the NIH Video Cast Archives.  Many of the video casts on the site are available to any interested party but some have location and IP address restrictions.  While on the NIH campus, I was able to view a lecture … Continue reading ASB @NLM Part 2: Health Without Boundaries-Rethinking Global and Domestic Health Lecture

Midwest-MLA 2013 Conference Highlights

This past weekend, I attended my first medical library conference with my fellow blogger and colleague, Caitlin Kelley.  We were both recipients of the Midwest-MLA Student Grant Award which covered our conference registration and provided a generous stipend for travel and lodging fees.  An important message to students interested in pursuing positions in Health Sciences … Continue reading Midwest-MLA 2013 Conference Highlights

October 11 Training Session by Bioinformatics Core

The Bioinformatics Core is a unique piece of the Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics which "provides computing, data infrastructure, and bioinformatics analysis to support research activities".  In this upcoming session on October 11th from 10:00AM-11:30AM, they will share methods for interpreting the computing and bioinformatic analysis provided based on your samples. Title:  Resources for … Continue reading October 11 Training Session by Bioinformatics Core

Tracking Grant Outcomes with PubMed Alerts

My name is Caitlin Kelley and I am a earning an MSI from the University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) in order to become a health sciences librarian. I chose my career path because it enables me to help connect people to the latest information and research to help connect communities and individuals with … Continue reading Tracking Grant Outcomes with PubMed Alerts

Reflecting on The Society for Scholarly Publishing Conference

I spent a glorious bit of time in my hometown of San Francisco attending the Society for Scholarly Publishing's 35th annual meeting in early June as one of the student travel grant winners. As anyone who's attended a conference can surely attest, sometimes it is all you can do to take relevant notes, make it … Continue reading Reflecting on The Society for Scholarly Publishing Conference

“Try It & See What Happens”: #2013SSP day 2

Yesterday's full day at the Society for Scholarly Publishing conference boasted some pretty impressive speakers and topics (I won't even get into who is in the audience, but suffice it to say that my inner citation management nerd is freaking out). The welcome plenary covered MOOCs - massive open online courses - which I've touched on … Continue reading “Try It & See What Happens”: #2013SSP day 2

#2013SSP: Crosspolinating health sciences libraries and scholarly publishing

  The Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting has kicked off! Yesterday evening's keynote speaker was none other than Tim O'Reilly, and what struck me was how much the themes that I ran into at the Medical Library Association conference in Boston resonated in his keynote speech. Open data in scientific research was one such … Continue reading #2013SSP: Crosspolinating health sciences libraries and scholarly publishing