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gearsDo You Do Research?
Come to the “Gear Up!” event and build your research toolkit!

Click here for the Gear Up website and more information.

  • Meet the people who can support your research; bring your questions to ask the experts.
  • Get to know the software, tools, resources, and services available for your research.

When: Friday, February 28, 2014, 11:00AM – 1:00PM
Location:  DHMC, Auditorium F

Drop by ANY time during the event and learn about these and more:

  • RAPPORT – research administrative system
  • PIVOT – the grants database
  • DMPTool – data management planning tool
  • BrowZine – journal browsing app
  • Reference managers, e.g., Zotero, Mendeley and RefWorks
  • Data for Health Policy Analysis: World Development Indicators, Social Explorer for U.S. Census Data, CDC Wonder
  • Synergy: The Dartmouth Clinical and Translational Science Institute
  • Computational resources: servers, clusters, and virtual machines
  • RStor – secure file storage for research data
  • Support for statistical and math packages
  • Code development, optimizing, and debugging services
  • Funding for open access publishing
  • Synergy: Biomedical Informatics Core, eagle-i, REDCap
  • Dartmouth Life Sciences Shared Resources
  • Copyright and Creative Commons
  • Text and data mining-getting APIs
  • Research and productivity apps
  • Measuring your research impact (e.g., impact factors)
  • Conflict of Interest: online disclosure system and College policy
  • CTO: Ensure fiscal and regulatory compliance in clinical trials
  • Find out about Material Transfer Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements and Invention Disclosures
  • CPHS: Understanding of human subjects research, including federal regulations, ethical standards, and IRB review process
  • Center for Program Design and Evaluation: provides research and consulting in program design, evaluation, needs assessment, and more
  • Get answers to your invention and patent related questions
  • Books from the Dartmouth College Library on statistics, writing for publication, presenting your research, and planning your career
  • And more!



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The Dartmouth College Library eResources Fair
When:  Tuesday, January 14, 2014   10:00AM – 3:00PM
Where:  Baker Library, Main Hall

Learn how you can get, use and share library resources like video, audio, images and ebooks for your research papers, coursework and enjoyment.  Learn how to use digital information sources and tools for teaching and research. Discover new ways to navigate digital resources. Connect to expert librarians.  Meet representatives from the companies who develop many eresources, such as EBSCO, ProQuest, Elsevier and Alexander Street Press.  Learn how the Dartmouth Digital Library Program creates digital resources from rare materials and supports scholarly publishing.

The Fair is open to all members of the Dartmouth community. Visit 6 of the 11 stations and enter a raffle for gift certificates to the Computer Store, local businesses and more!  Visit all 11 to enter the raffle twice and enter a special additional raffle!

  • Learn to make movies, books, bibliographies, posters and papers using Library eResources.
  • Learn about authoritative digital resources available for research from people who help develop  and market the products
  • Learn about sources of music and images licensed for your use.
  • Learn about tools to find better information faster, and to save, use and cite that information
  • Meet and talk directly with those involved in the creation of these eresources; bring questions, complaints and suggestions for improvement.

Click here for more information

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gear-upFor faculty, researchers, graduate and professional school students, “Gear Up!” is an information fair showcasing information management tools, apps, and research support systems to help you kick your research projects into high gear.

  • Tuesday Dec. 3rd from 11-1 in the MacLean Atrium, Thayer School of Engineering
  • Thursday Dec. 5th from 11-1 in the Life Sciences Center Gallery

Drop by at any time during the event (either, or both!) and learn about tools and services to help you with your research. Enjoy light refreshments, and get to know the software, tools, resources, and people that can help you with computing, publishing, statistics, copyright, grants, funding, managing your research information, and more. “Gear Up!” is produced by the Library, Computing, and the Office of Sponsored Projects.

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Please Note Our Upcoming Holidays Hours
December 20, 2013 – January 2, 2014

Dana Biomedical Library (37 Dewey Field Road)

Friday, December 20, 2013, 5:00pm through Thursday, January 2, 2014, 7:30am
No Access/Closed 
for Med/Grad Students, other Dartmouth IDs, or general public.
Access only for building occupants, 5:00pm Friday, December 20, 2013 through 7:30am Thursday January 2, 2014.

Matthews-Fuller Library (DHMC, 5th floor)

Monday, December 23, 2013, 6:00pm through Thursday, January 2, 2014, 8:00am
Closed: 24 Hour Access for Authorized Users Only

Regular hours resume at 8:00am, Thursday, January 2, 2014

* After hours access to the Matthews-Fuller Library is available to authorized individuals. You must be affiliated with Dartmouth College or with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center to be eligible. Please use this form to request access, or stop by the library service desk, call 650-7658, or email Matthews-Fuller.Library.Circulation@Dartmouth.EDU. NOTE: The request process takes about 2 weeks. Please plan ahead!

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copyLearn about the key exceptions in copyright law that support teaching and publishing, including but not limited to, Fair Use. Please bring your own experiences, examples and questions, and take this opportunity to influence how we describe copyright on our web pages. Lunch will be served.

Date & Time: Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: DCAL, 102 Baker Library
Register: Registration is required

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OpenAccessYou are invited to stop by information tables and to attend workshops during Open Access Week at Dartmouth, Oct. 21-25.  Learn about open access publishing and policies, copyright, Creative Commons, open educational resources, and more!  Find out about support and tools offered at Dartmouth, such as digital publishing of books and manuscripts, open access journal publishing fees from the Compact on Open Access Publishing Equity Fund (COPE),  and the Dartmouth Author’s Amendment. Discuss current trends in publishing and scholarly communication.  For more detailed information, consult the Scholarly Publishing & Communication Research Guide

Find an information table near you.
Dates, times, locations:

  • Monday, 10/21 10:30 am-12:30 pm,  GlycoFi Atrium in MacLean Hall at Thayer
  • Tuesday, 10/22 10-noon, Fairchild Tower
  • Wednesday, 10/23 2-3:30 pm, Baker Library Main Hall
  • Thursday, 10/24 9-11 am, Life Sciences Center Gallery
  • Friday, 10/25 9:30-11:30 am ,Novack Café, Berry Library

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authoreaWHAT:  Authorea Demo and Discussion with co-founder Alberto Pepe (registration required)
WHEN:  Tuesday, October 8, 2013, Noon – 1:30pm (lunch provided)
WHERE:  DCAL, 102 Baker Library

Authorea is an innovative – and free! –  new collaborative authoring tool for scientists.  Join Authorea co-founder Alberto Pepe, postdoctoral researcher at Harvard University and Fellow of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society,  for a lively presentation and discussion of how Authorea supports the ways scientists collaborate in writing and publishing.  He’ll address the relevance of Authorea to the growing open science movement, and share insights into the use of the tool.  Bring your questions from your current experiences in writing research papers and scientific articles.

Authorea uses a robust source control system in the backend (git) and an engine to understand LaTeX, Markdown, and most web formats, lets you write articles collaboratively online and renders them in HTML5, – right inside your browser.    More about Authorea.

Registration:  http://libcal.dartmouth.edu/event.php?id=444035

Co-sponsored by the Dartmouth College Library and the Neukom Institute for Computational Science.

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