Science 2.0 – practical aspects of the internet revolution

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Science 2.0 – practical aspects of the internet revolution

Time: October 18, 2010 at 10am to November 8, 2010 at 7pm
Country: Hall E of Instytutu Biochemii i Biofizyki PAN
Street: Pawińskiego 5a
City/Town: Warsaw
Website or Map: http://naukaotwarta.wordpress…
Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Paweł Szczęsny
Latest Activity: Oct 14, 2010

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Part 1 – communication, collaboration, visibility

New communications channels (blogs, microblogs, aggregators, virtual
conferences and poster sessions) and examples of successful applying
in science. New roles of blogs, Research Blogging initiative. Wikis,
Etherpad and Google Documents/Wave – platforms for document
co-writing. Collaboration for programmers, Git. Visibility and
recognition in the internets: StackOverflow and ResearcherID.

Part 2 – practical open science

Spectrum of openness in science. Community annotation of
genes/proteins/structures and why these aren’t so successful.
Crowdsourcing and citizen-science. Overview of open data repositories,
focusing on open data coming from pharma industry. Mechanisms of Open
Access and Open Notebook Science. Current discussions on intellectual
property – what’s not protected and what’s not licensable? Public
domain. Data citation. Openness vs metrics of academic effectiveness.

Part 3 – searching for information and literature management

Information overflow – myth or fact? Searching for information –
differences between PubMed and Google Scholar. Semantic analysis of
abstracts based on GoPubMed and NovoSeek. Targeted text-mining tools.
Literature management: online (Connotea, CiteULike) and desktop
(Zotero, Mendeley) approaches. Alternatives for EndNote. Automated or
not – literature recommendations. Web-based lab notebooks.

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