Curating the Scholarly Record: The Development of the Scholarly Information Ecosystem at Carnegie Mellon University

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Event Description: 

In its strategic plan CMU has set out an ambitious vision for the future of its university libraries, including a commitment to curating the data, publications, software, and other products of the research process. To achieve this goal, the University Libraries would develop an infrastructure built around information specialists as partners in research, teaching, and learning, to steward the evolving scholarly record, champion new forms of scholarly communication to become recognized globally as a leader in the development of the scholarly information ecosystem.

 

Attendees can expect to learn more on:

  • Finding out how to describe, store, and share your data

  • Making the scholarly outputs more openly accessible

  • Understanding how funding agencies are supporting research in your field

  • Understanding how your work is reported in newspapers, social media, and online academic services

 

Join University Libraries Dean Keith Webster, and the COO of Digital Science, Daniel Hook, on Wednesday, October 26 from 5:00-6:30 as they discuss the tools, platforms, and services that will become the scholarly information ecosystem at Carnegie Mellon University to better curate the scholarly record.