You’ve thought carefully about how you’ll conduct your research. You’ve spent hours in the lab or the field gathering your data. But have you thought about how to best manage that data to make analysis easier, ensure that you don’t lose the results of all your hard work, and preserve your data for the [...]
Drowning in data? Need to write a data management plan? Responsible for your lab’s research data? The Library can help!
Attend our upcoming workshop Data 101: Introduction to Research Data Management to learn how to manage your research data more effectively. The workshop will be held at the Science and Engineering Library/Engineering and Mathematical Sciences [...]
The Biomedical Library would like your feedback about research data management. The Library is planning a series of hour-long instructional classes on data management. To ensure that the classes meet the needs of UCLA faculty, students, staff, and researchers, we would like to hear from you about what tools and resources you’d like to learn [...]
As of January 14, 2013, the NSF changed their rules for reporting your accomplishments. This is “including but not limited to publications, data sets, software, patents, and copyrights” (NSF Grant proposal guidelines Chapter II.C.2.f(i)(c)).
Your data now counts as a product. It needs to be both citable and accessible. Making a plan for managing data [...]
Zoe Lofgren joined her House colleagues Mike Doyle and Kevin Yoder to introduce the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), designed to increase the openness, transparency, and accessibility of publicly funded research results. The legislation, which has attracted wide bipartisan support, would require federal agencies with annual extramural research budgets of [...]
RSC’s (Royal Society of Chemistry) Gold for Gold Initiative
Gold for Gold is an innovative experiment from RSC Publishing that enables researchers to publish their paper in RSC journals free of charge, as a Gold Open Access (OA) article, without paying the normal Article Publication Fee (APF). As a subscribing institution to the RSC, [...]
The NIH has announced it will hold a webinar on January 15, 2013, 9:30-11:00 AM PST “to assist grantee institutions with guidance and resources related to the NIH Public Access Policy, upcoming changes, tools, and how non-compliance will affect awards.” NIH earlier announced that in the spring, at the earliest, it “will hold processing [...]
Whether you’re a new student or a seasoned researcher, you know that one of the hardest parts of writing a paper is keeping your research organized. Join us to learn how Mendeley, a web-based and desktop program can help you organize your citations, connect with other researchers, discover the most popular papers in your [...]
This week is open access week, a global event dedicated to Open Access (OA) in research and scholarship. If you are considering making your scholarly work freely available to all, the following three tools will be helpful.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
The DOAJ includes more than eight thousand peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific [...]
Learn how to use and manage your data more effectively in this hands-on workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 12-1pm at the UCLA Biomedical Library 4th Floor Classroom. Send questions to Lisa Federer. Please RSVP to email@example.com.