Calling All Bay Area Researchers! Boost Your Citations and Visibility through Collaboration.

For Open Access Week 2015, join us on October 21st to learn about the tools and advantages of open science.

You, there, the Bay Area researcher! How will you increase the citations and visibility of your work? Not alone, is the answer!

Open Access Week is coming—with a 2015 focus on collaboration—and you are invited to a special event to discuss ways in which you can give your research a boost by working together and sharing what you do. We have a number of terrific speakers lined up who will share insights and information about the tools for and practical advantages of open science. Join us on October 21st, 2015 from 4:00-5:30pm at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus.

You, there, the Bay Area researcher! How will you increase the citations and visibility of your work?  Not alone, is the answer!

Open Access Week is coming—with a 2015 focus on collaboration—and you are invited to a special event to discuss ways in which you can give your research a boost by working together and sharing what you do. We have a number of terrific speakers lined up who will share insights and information about the tools for and practical advantages of open science.

Join us on October 21, 2015 from 4:00-5:30pm at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus, 1450 3rd Street, in the Helen Diller Family Cancer Research Building, room 160. (See campus map)

Follow our hastag #OAW15SF and sign up for the event now.

 

On the Program

During your time with us, we will serve you tasty snacks and drinks, plus have an array of free branded items for you to choose from!

Lenny Teytelman from Protocols.io, will be our genial moderator for the evening. He will be making sure the following topics get presented during short lightning talks, and that our speakers keep to time:

  1. Realtime open science on Thinklab & the horrors of data copyright
  2. Daniel Himmelstein, PhD candidate, UCSF Biological & Medical Informatics Program 
  1. The relationship between collaboration and citation 
  2. Stephanie DawsonScienceOpen
  1. Open and Collaborative peer review for scholarly communication and scientific progress
  2. Rich Schneider, PhD, Associate Professor, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

  3. All matters Wikipedia: from WikiGate to the WikiProject Medicine
    Neil Christensen, Collabra and Amin Azzam, MD, Associate Professor, UCSF Department of Psychiatry

  4. Making yourself visible online: how to promote your research
    Laurence Bianchini, MyScienceWork
  1. The open access citation advantage: Is there a real effect? 
    William GunnMendeley
  1. Publish or perish: How to avoid predatory publishers and conferences in your quest for visibility
    Marcus Banks, and Anneliese Taylor, UCSF Library

  2. Citing software for academic credit
  3. Mackenzie Smith, University Librarian, UC Davis

 

After the round of lightning talks, we’ll have a lively “Ask Us Anything” session with everyone in attendance, so come with your curiosity and your questions and join the conversation!

* RSVP here for Open Access Week 2015’s Bay Area Event:

“Let’s Collaborate! Boost your Citations and Visibility” *

 

Co-organized and sponsored by:

The UCSF LibraryMyScienceWorkScienceOpen, Protocols.ioMendeleyPeerJCollabra/UC Press