Education 2.0: Leveraging Collaborative Tools for Teaching

submitted by: jcbradley

Jean-Claude Bradley presents at the Drexel E-Learning 2.0 Conference on March 25, 2010. The talk covers the educational uses of screencasting, wikis, blogs, games, Google Spreadsheets and Second Life.

An Efficient Publication Process

submitted by: bartneck

In this video tutorial, we introduce an efficient publication process. It starts with structuring thoughts, and assembling all the elements in a text editor. Next, we demonstrate how to manage references and how to include figures. Last, we demonstrate the usage of Latex to automatically layout a document.

UPenn Library Open Notebook Science Talk Jan2010

submitted by: jcbradley
Jean-Claude Bradley presents "Open Notebook Science and other Science2.0 Approaches to Communicate Research" at the University of Pennsylvania Library on January 21, 2010. The introduction covers recent examples of where the sharing of laboratory notebook information in chemistry on the blogosphere has been key to resolving ambiguous results in the traditional literature. Other examples illustrate the inability to assess contradictory data in the literature simply because insufficient...

Cheminfo Retrieval Fifth Class FA09

submitted by: jcbradley
The fifth Chemical Information Retrieval class at Drexel University on October 22, 2009 started out with covering the new 3D structure viewer introduced recently at PLoS ONE to provide ideas for students doing a multimedia project this term. The current student answers to the chemistry publishing FAQ are then discussed. The reason for removing glatiramer acetate from ChemSpider is explained and a few databases (Wikipedia, PubChem, DrugBank) are visited that still contain the incorrect...

NISO-BISG Standards Landscape: Sue Polanka -- E-books in the Library: Successfully Reaching the End User

submitted by: TAC_NISO

Sue Polanka, Head, Reference and Instruction, Paul Laurence Dunbar Library, Wright State University, discusses ebooks in libraries and bringing those ebooks to end-users.

NISO-BISG Standards Landscape: Michael Smith on IDPF and EPUB

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Michael Smith, Executive Director of the International Digital Publishing Forum, presents on the EPUB standard during the NISO/BISG Standards Landscape Forum at the American Library Association. More information about the program is available at: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2009/ala09/bisg

Andy Weissberg on the International Standard Text Code

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Andy Weissberg, VP of Identifier Services at Bowker presents on the International Standard Text Code during the NISO/BISG Standards Landscape Forum at the American Library Association. More information about the program is available at: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2009/ala09/bisg

Publishing SMART: How to Make Your Article Visible

submitted by: allysonmower

This video illustrates ways scientists and researchers can increase their visibility by exploring various publishing and archiving choices.

Epigenomics of Cancer - Prof. Wei Li (Part 1, 2009)

submitted by: ralanharris

Prof. Wei Li lectures on studies of transcription factor binding sites and histone modifications using ChIP-chip and Chip-seq assays. Part of the Computer Aided Discovery Methods 2009 course offered at Baylor College of Medicine.

The Rapidly Growing Standards Landscape in ‘omics by Susanna Sansone, European Bioinformatics Institute

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As the size and complexity of scientific datasets and the corresponding information stores grow, reporting standards are playing an increasingly active role. Interopera bility among standards, however, becomes pivotal for the development of software applications. Here we present the key synergistic standards activities in the omics domain and the motivation for, an overview of, the BioInvestigation Index infrastructure at the EBI. The marriage of conventional methods with (meta)genomics,...