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Bringing Rigor and Reproducibility to Research

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Bringing Rigor and Reproducibility to Research
Thursday, September 22, 2016
10 AM - 2 PM

Biomedical Science Tower Room S100A | University of Pittsburgh

Featured Speaker: Victoria Stodden, PhD
“Rethinking the Scholarly Record: Facilitating Reproducibility of Computational Results”

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Victoria Stodden is an associate professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She completed both her PhD in statistics and her law degree at Stanford University. Her research centers on the multifaceted problem of enabling reproducibility in computational science, including studying adequacy and robustness in replicated results, designing and implementing validation systems, developing standards of openness for data and code sharing, and resolving legal and policy barriers to disseminating reproducible research.

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Symposium schedule

9:30 AM: Registration

10 AM: Featured Speaker: Victoria Stodden, PhD

11 AM: Panel discussion

12 PM: Lunch served in BST lobby

Exhibitors during lunch

1 PM: Spotlight on R3 Resources
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This session will shine a “spotlight” on numerous resources available to University of Pittsburgh researchers including the library’s customized experimental protocol search, InfoBoosters, and LabArchives.

1. Protocol search - Melissa Ratajeski, MLIS, AHIP, RLAT
2. Search.bioPreprint - Ansuman Chattopadhyay, PhD
3. InfoBoosters - Ansuman Chattopadhyay, PhD
4. PubMed Commons - Elaina Vitale, MLIS
5. DMPTool - Carrie Iwema, PhD, MLS
6. Electronic Lab Notebook - Carrie Iwema, PhD, MLS
7. Systematic Review service - Mary Lou Klem, PhD, MLIS
8. IACUC service - Melissa Ratajeski, MLIS, AHIP, RLAT

Sponsored by the Health Sciences Library System and the Department of Biomedical Informatics


This project has been supported in part or in full with federal funds through the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.