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Colloquium: The Changing Face of Scientific Research

Posted by Megan on November 13, 2010

Elsevier, in partnership with McGill University and the CREPUQ Consortium, will be hosting a colloquium entitled:

The Changing Face of Scientific Research & the Resources that Evolve to Support It: Exploring New Ways to Improve & Measure Research Effectiveness

Wednesday, December 1, 2010
9:30AM-4:30PM

Location:
McGill University
Faculty of Management Executive Institute
1001 Sherbrooke Street West
General Session – Nabisco Room (620), 6th Floor
Breakfast & Lunch – Lounge

Indicate your interest
Please click here to RSVP by Wednesday, November 24.

TOPICS OF DISCUSSION & SPEAKERS

Connecting Information Resources to the Research Mission of our Customers
Kelechi Okere, Regional Sales Director, Elsevier

Thriving in the New Scientific Knowledge Ecosystem: Current & Future Implications for the Librarian Community
Michelle Lee, Director of Product Management, SciVal Applications, Elsevier

University Investment in the Library, Phase II: An International Study of the Library’s value to the Grants Process
Gayle Baker, Professor & Electronic Services Coordinator, University of Tennessee Libraries

Panel Discussion – eBooks: The Future of the Book of the FutureJonathan Bunkell, VP Online Sales, Elsevier (moderator)
Louis Houle, McGill University
Marc Hiller, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
Tony Horava, University of Ottawa
Jocelyn Godolphin, Concordia University

Assessing the Usage & Value of Scholarly and Scientific Output: An Overview of Traditional and Emerging Metrics
Ashlea Higgs, Senior Product Manager, Academic & Government Products, Elsevier

The Eigenfactor Metrics: A New Approach to Assessing Scholarly Journals
Dr. Jevin West, PhD Candidate, Mathematical Biology, University of Washington

Scopus Enhancements & Updates for Researchers and the Research Office: Measuring Relevance and Value in Content & Analytics
Jessica Kowalski, Senior Product Manager, Academic & Government Products, Elsevier

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