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  • CILIP Scotland 2019: Open Access, Plan S and New Models for Academic Publishing 

    Tate, Dominic (2019-06-04)
    Open Access, Plan S and New Models for Academic Publishing Library Research Support Teams Scholarly Communications Team • Provides support for staff and students regarding Open Access publications • Advises on ...
  • Open Science at the University of Edinburgh 

    Tate, Dominic (University of Edinburgh, 2019-04-09)
    Presentation on open science at the ILIDE conference 2019.
  • Given in Good Faith : celebrating the Funk Projects at New College Library 2016-2016 

    Love-Rodgers, Christine (University of Edinburgh, 2016)
    Published to accompany the Given in Good Faith exhibition 4 April- 29 July 2016, this booklet gives an introduction to the history of New College Library, outlines the development and achievements of the Funk Donation ...
  • And Finally... On Theological Libraries 

    Love-Rodgers, Christine (Sage Journals, 2018-12-05)
    New College Library is one of the UK’s foremost theological libraries, but what is the significance of its collections today? New College’s founders were passionate about the value of libraries for the mission of spreading ...
  • DataVault Poster 

    Rice, Robin; Lingstadt, Kirsty; Knowles, Claire (University of Edinburgh, 2018-11-23)
    The University of Edinburgh identified a gap for preservation of large research data sets that do not need active preservation at ingest as the majority of the content will not be retained beyond the initial retention ...
  • Open.Ed Open Science 

    Campbell, Lorna; Farley, Charlie (University of Edinburgh, 2018-11-23)
    Open.Ed Open Science By Lorna M. Campbell and Charlie Farley, OER Service, Learning Teaching and Web. This poster will introduce the University of Edinburgh’s OER Service and highlight a number of ways that the service ...
  • Facilitating Digital Research: A Collaborative Approach 

    Otty, Lisa (University of Edinburgh, 2018-11-23)
    An introduction to the Digital Research Service which has been established to provide a link between researchers and the University's suite of research data tools and services. It will ensure that researchers get the most ...
  • Beyond counting sheep: a review of open data for zooarchaeological quantitative analysis 

    Guildford, Roxanne (University of Edinburgh, 2018-11-23)
    Zooarchaeological research analyses faunal remains to explore the relationship between animal husbandry and cultural and environmental change. To further this research agenda, quantitative methods in all fields of archaeology ...
  • WikiWicca: Teaching data literacy with the Survey of Scottish Witchcraft and enabling Open Science and Open Scholarship with Wikidata 

    McAndrew, Ewan (University of Edinburgh, 2018-11-23)
    “A common critique of data science classes is that examples are static and student group work is embedded in an ‘artificial’ and ‘academic’ context. We look at how we can make teaching data science classes more relevant ...
  • Experiences of open science & software 

    Bankhead, Peter (University of Edinburgh, 2018-11-23)
    Open source image analysis software plays a crucial role in biological research. For more than 20 years biologists have relied upon ImageJ to analyze microscopy data, and an ecosystem of open bioimage analysis tools ...
  • Edinburgh University: The Internet of Things (IoT) Research & Innovation Service 

    Chapple, Simon (University of Edinburgh, 2018-11-23)
    The Internet of Things (IoT) can be defined as a network of dedicated physical objects that contain embedded technology to sense or interact with their internal state or external environment, connect and exchange data. ...
  • Stories from the open science "revolution”: how (some)scientists talk about openness 

    Attenborough, Rosalind (University of Edinburgh, 2018-11-23)
    Scientific openness is both very old and very new. For centuries, the communal sharing of findings has been valued, even if not practised, in the cultural sphere of academic science. But as we know, in recent decades new ...
  • Data Sharing in Clinical Trials – Practical guidance on anonymizing trial datasets 

    Tuck, Christopher; Lewis, S; Milne, G; Keerie, Catriona (University of Edinburgh, 2018-11-23)
    There is an increasing demand by non-commercial funders that trialists should provide access to trial data once the primary analysis is completed. This has to take into account concerns about identifying individual trial ...
  • Data Safe Havens 

    Perry, David (University of Edinburgh, 2018-11-23)
  • The struggle is real: dealing with real world data in clinical trials 

    Keerie, Catriona; Tuck, Christopher; Harkess, Ronald; Strachan, Fiona (University of Edinburgh, 2018-11-23)
    Background The recently published High-STEACS trial ( Identifier: NCT01852123) was a randomised controlled trial, enrolling 48,282 patients between June 2013 and June 2016. The trial’s objective was to ...
  • The future is open – improving the utility of preclinical research 

    Sena, Emily (University of Edinburgh, 2018-11-23)
    Keynote presentation for Dealing with Data 2018. There is a problem in preclinical research which results in published research not translating into successful clinical trials. The reasons for this may include the "perverse ...
  • “The books belonging to the Church in the Library…” Renewing the relationship between Church and University 

    Love-Rodgers, Christine (Association of British Theological and Philosophical Libraries, 2018)
    Describes the history of the partnership between the Church of Scotland and the University of Edinburgh which have formed New College Library's collections as they are today, and work to revisit and redevelop that partnership ...
  • Making CILIP Connections at the University of Edinburgh 

    Love-Rodgers, Christine (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, 2018-06)
    Feature article in Information Professional, journal of the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals, about work to raise the profile of CILIP Professional Registration at the University of Edinburgh to ...
  • Not just a lot of old books : relationship management through engagement with library collections 

    Love-Rodgers, Christine (Association of Librarians and Information Professionals in the Social Sciences, 2018-04)
    Discusses using physical library collections as a tool for relationship management and academic engagement, using examples from across the Library Academic Support Team. Paper given at Relationship Management in Higher ...
  • re:think – an open access journal created and curated by undergraduate students at the University of Edinburgh 

    Arnarsdottir, Hörn; Anstock, Clare; Anderson, Nicole; Harries, John (2018-07-03)
    re:think is an open-access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal established in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh. re:think aims to showcase articles which explore the potential of ethnography as a ...

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