Free Open Science Sessions from the MLA ‘20 vConference



View one or all five open science sessions from the MLA ‘20 vConference by clicking on a session title. Roles to Play and Race, Equity and Open Science have free live sessions that build upon them. Click their link to register for the session and earn MLA CE credit. 



Introduction to Open Science Webinar

Gain an overview of the broad range of open science practices and learn how they increase research transparency, enable scientific reproducibility, and expand access to crucial information. This webinar is a foundation for Roles to Play.

Presenter:  Lisa Federer, Data Science and Open Science Librarian, NLM

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Open Science: Race, Equity, and Open Science

Panelists examine open science and open scholarship through a critical lens. They address how the open science community and its goals and practices reflect and perpetuate racism and white supremacy and how we can leverage open science practices to dismantle these practices.

Moderator

Robin Champieux, Director of Education, Research and Clinical Outreach, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland

Presenters

  • Lucille Moore, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
  • Charlotte Roh, Scholarly Communications Librarian, University of San Francisco   

 

After viewing the Race, Equity & Open Science recording, join us for a free live session

 

Learn more about and register for:

 How Personal Values Drive Equity in Open Science 

on 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m., central time

 

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Roles to Play: Open Science and Health Sciences Librarians 

Community leaders, researchers and librarians share their perspectives on open science and the role of health sciences libraries and medical librarians in realizing its goals. They also examine open science in light of current events, specifically the COVID-19 pandemic, systemic racism, and social justice for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color). The sessions below dive deeper into issues and topics raised in this session.

 

Moderators

  • Erin Diane Foster, Research Data Management Program Service Lead, UC, Berkeley
  • Robin Champieux, Director of Education, Research and Clinical Outreach, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland

Presenters

  • Lisa Federer, Data Science and Open Science Librarian, NLM
  • Antoinette Foster, PhD student, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
  • Jessica Polka, Executive Director, ASAPbio (Accelerating Science & Publication in biology)
  • Kari Jordan, Executive Director, The Carpentries
  • Angels Okune, PhD student, UC, Irvine

After viewing the Roles to Play recording, join us for a free live session

 

Learn more about and register for:

 Open Science, Open Data, and an Introduction to the MLA Data Caucus 

on 

Thursday, February 25, 2021, 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., central time

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Open Science: Field Notes: Librarians’ Stories of Open Science Education and Advocacy 

A panel of librarians share their experiences and expertise in advocating for open science, particularly in relation to open data, open peer review, and open access/policy development. They also speak to how health sciences librarians can advocate for open science practices in their organization.

Moderator

Erin Diane Foster, Research Data Management Program Service Lead, UC, Berkeley

Presenters   

  • Peace Ossom Williamson, AHIP, Director for Research Data Services, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Emily Ford, Portland State University
  • Ashley Farley, Gates Foundation

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Open Science: Tool Talk: Open Technologies and the Role of Librarians

Experts share their views and recommendations on “open tools” that can support open science and the role of  health sciences librarians in supporting open technologies. You’ll learn about research data management, digital repository, data analysis, and other freely available tools.

Moderator

Lisa Federer, Data Science and Open Science Librarian, NLM

Presenters                                       

  • Vicky Steeves, Librarian for Research Data Management and Reproducibility, New York University
  • Kristi L. Holmes, Library Director, and Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine, Health and Biomedical Informatics Division, Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center, Chicago, Illinois
  • Ted Laderas, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, OHSU/Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Portland, Oregon