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Representatives from CNI member organizations gather twice annually to explore new technologies, content, and applications; to further collaboration; to analyze technology policy issues; and to catalyze the development and deployment of new projects. Each member organization may send two representatives. Visit https://www.cni.org/mm/spring-2017 for more information.
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Monday, April 3 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
The Emergence of Research Information Management (RIM) within US Libraries

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Advancing technologies, standards, and networked information offer new opportunities for institutions to steward and disseminate the scholarly outputs of its researchers. In this project briefing we will discuss how research information management (RIM) is emerging as a part of scholarly communications practice in many US university libraries, in close collaboration with other campus stakeholders. RIM intersects many aspects of traditional library services in discovery, acquisition dissemination and analysis of scholarly activities, but does so at the convergence of institutional data systems, faculty/research processes, and institutional partners. It also can serve as the basis for a growing shift in emphasis in research libraries--from focusing primarily on providing local access to research produced elsewhere, toward a greater focus on providing global access to research produced by the institution's community. The integration of open access repositories with RIM programs provides an opportunity to strengthen participation with and impact of both. The University of Arizona, with leadership from the University Libraries, has converted a decentralized, antiquated paper-based faculty activity review (FAR) process into a cloud-based system, integrating faculty inputs and aggregating information from multiple data systems creating a complete authoritative record of faculty activities and outputs to support institutional analysis and expert discovery services. Duke University libraries support a faculty-initiated open access policy by simplifying processes for self-archiving and aggregating research outputs into public profiles to support both individual researchers' incentives and institutional needs. This presentation will also outline a growing program of research on emerging library support for RIM, led by OCLC Research in collaboration with OCLC Research Library Partnership member institutions.

http://uavitae.arizona.edu/
http://profiles.arizona.edu
https://scholars.duke.edu/
https://scholarworks.duke.edu/
http://hangingtogether.org/?p=5794

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Bryant

Rebecca Bryant

Senior Program Officer, OCLC Research
Rebecca Bryant, PhD, serves as Senior Program Officer at OCLC Research where she leads and develops areas for the OCLC Research Library Partnership (ORLP) and for OCLC Research related to research information management (RIM) and research data management support services. | | Current research projects include the development of a survey of RIM adoption practices worldwide, in collaboration with EuroCRIS. In addition, she is working with... Read More →
avatar for Paolo Mangiafico

Paolo Mangiafico

Coordinator of Scholarly Communications Technology, Duke University
Paolo Mangiafico serves as Coordinator of Scholarly Communication Technologies at Duke University Libraries, and as director of the Mellon-funded Scholarly Communication Institute (trianglesci.org). In a former role as Director of Digital Information Strategy in the Office of the Provost at Duke, he co-chaired the Provost-appointed Digital Futures Task Force, which developed an open access policy for Duke faculty scholarship (adopted by the Duke... Read More →
avatar for Maliaca Oxnam

Maliaca Oxnam

Associate Librarian, Office of Digital Innovation & Stewardship, University of Arizona


Monday April 3, 2017 2:45pm - 3:45pm
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