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Evidence Synthesis in STEM: Expand your competencies to serve your emerging researchers
Engineering and other STEM disciplines are adopting evidence synthesis methodologies from Health and Social Sciences disciplines, and some STEM librarians are being caught unaware. The tools and standards from those ...
STEM Researchers: Collaborating to Enhance Global Biodiversity Initiatives
When approached by an international team of researchers investigating the lack of global biodiversity metadata, two librarians jumped at the chance to collaborate. In this lightning talk, the presenters will share the story ...
STEM Workshops and You
Have you ever wondered how to reach more STEM students? This seminar will go over how we have used workshops to teach a variety of STEM students and subjects and how you can use workshops to reach your students.
Introducing scite.ai, Inciteful.xyz, and Research Rabbit
How do you know if an article was withdrawn or retracted? What if you could determine if citations were supporting, contrasting, or simply mentioned for an article? How do you assess the connections between two or ...
A Potentially Novel Use of Systematic Review Screening Software for Thematic Coding of Survey Responses
This brief presentation will describe a process used to import responses to an open-ended, text-entry survey question into Rayyan, where three researchers then thematically coded the responses. The presenter will discuss ...
Disconnecting from Social Media: A Tale of an Engineering Library
In 2014, the Engineering & Computer Science Library at the University of Toronto created a Twitter account as part of our outreach program. This was our first step into exploring social media. We started this account in ...
Active Learning for Entry Level Chemistry Student Research
Information literacy instruction sessions are frequently delivered using a teacher-centered lecture approach followed by a hands-on activity session. Inquiry-based science education changes the teacher role from authority ...
Do STEM Researchers Understand STEM Librarians' Data Management Terminology?
In Spring 2021, STEM research librarians at Pennsylvania State University conducted a mixed-methods research project to investigate the research data management (RDM) awareness and practice of STEM researchers across the ...
Pivot! Shifting from non-STEM to STEM Librarianship
Library school often doesn’t have a STEM librarian track, leaving STEM librarians to find their own way. In this presentation two STEM librarians will discuss how they came from non-STEM backgrounds and adjusted/adapted ...
From Zero to Python in 10.5 Hours: Building Foundational Programming Skills in an Introductory Workshop Series
Scientists generate increasing amounts of data, often resulting in published papers, datasets, or web-based applications. Python is a general-purpose programming language that can support researchers in data analysis and ...