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Let’s Collaborate! Boost your Citations and Visibility

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Let’s Collaborate! Boost your Citations and Visibility

Time: October 21, 2015 from 4pm to 5:30pm
Country: United States of America
Street: Helen Diller Family Cancer Research Building, UCSF, 1450 3rd Street,
City/Town: San Francisco
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Phone: 4153428009
Event Type: open, access, week, talks, and, questions
Organized By: Liz Allen
Latest Activity: Oct 8, 2015

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Calling all Bay Area (USA) researchers - how will you increase the visibility of and citations to your work? Not alone, is the answer!  

Open Access Week is coming—with a 2015 focus on collaboration—and you are invited to a special event to discuss ways in which you can give your research a boost by working together and sharing what you do. 

Join us on October 21st 2015 from 4:00-5:30pm at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus, at UCSF Mission Bay campus 1450 3rd Street, in the Helen Diller Family Cancer Research Building, room 160. (see campus map). 

Our genial compere for the evening will be Lenny Teytelman from

For tickets, register here: 

Follow our hastag #OAW15SF 

During your time with us, we will serve you tasty snacks and drinks, plus have an array of free branded items for you to choose from!

Here's a list of topics and speakers: 

1.     Realtime open science on Thinklab & The horrors of data copyright. Daniel Himmelstein, PhD candidate, UCSF Biological & Medical Informatics Program 

2.     The relationship between collaboration and citation. Stephanie DawsonScienceOpen

3.    Open and Collaborative peer review for scholarly communication and scientific progress. Rich Schneider, PhD., Associate Professor, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

4.    All matters Wikipedia: from WikiGate to the WikiProject Medicine. Neil Christensen,Collabra and Amin Azzam, MD, Associate Professor, UCSF Department of Psychiatry

5.     Making yourself visible online: how to promote your research. Laurence Bianchini,MyScienceWork

6.     The open access citation advantage: is there a real effect? William GunnMendeley

7.     Publish or perish – how to avoid predatory publishers and conferences in your quest for visibility. Marcus Banks, and Anneliese Taylor, UCSF Library

8.    Citing software for academic credit. Mackenzie Smith, University Librarian, UC Davis

After the round of lightning talks, we’ll have a lively “Ask Us Anything” session with everyone in attendance, so come with your curiosity and your questions and join the conversation!

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