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    • Stewarding Indigenous Data: Resolving Tensions between Open Data and Indigenous Data Sovereignty

      Rainie, Stephanie Carroll; University of Arizona; Native Nations Institute; Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Center for Indigenous Environmental Health Research (University of Arizona, 2018-10-31)
    • Reconfiguring Access When Open is the Default

      Knott, Cheryl; University of Arizona; School of Information (University of Arizona, 2018-10-31)
    • Voices Unheard: Access to Oral History Interview about Hazardous Contamination

      Moreno Ramírez, Denise; University of Arizona; Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science; School of Anthropology (University of Arizona, 2018-10-31)
    • Spatial Data Explorer: Providing Discovery and Access to Geospatial Data at the University of Arizona

      Kollen, Christine; University of Arizona (2016-06-25)
      The University of Arizona (UA) Libraries has been providing GIS services and access to geospatial data since the 1990's, first by providing access to US Federal Depository Program geospatial data on CD-ROMs and DVDs, later through the Arizona Electronic Atlas and more recently the UA Institutional Repository (UAiR) and the UA Campus Repository. Focus groups with faculty and staff confirmed our view that neither the UAiR nor the Campus Repository meet the needs of the UA's GIS community. To address their needs, the UA Libraries investigated various solutions for developing a geospatial data portal that would facilitate discovery, access, sharing, and retrieval of distributed geospatial data resources and consolidate several repositories at the University into one accessible and modern interface. An inventory was completed, interviews were conducted with relevant campus stakeholders and geospatial data portal managers at various academic libraries, and various options were investigated. Based on several factors, the UA decided to implement Open Geoportal (http://www.opengeoportal.org), a collaboratively developed, open source, federated web application for discovering, previewing, and retrieving geospatial data from multiple repositories. The UA Libraries released the resulting geospatial data portal, Spatial Data Explorer (SDE), in the fall 2015. In anticipation of the release, a survey was conducted in spring 2015 of faculty, staff, and students to gauge interest in contributing data to the SDE. The poster will include why we decided to implement Open Geoportal, screen shots showing the SDE interface and functionality, results of the survey and follow-up interviews with potential contributors, and use statistics.
    • Data Management and Curation: Services and Resources

      Kollen, Christine; Bell, Mary; University of Arizona (2016-10-18)
      Are you or the researchers you work with writing a grant proposal that requires a data management plan? Are you working on a research project and have questions about how to effectively and efficiently manage your research data? Are you interested in sharing your data with other researchers? We can help! For the past several years, the University of Arizona (UA) Libraries, in collaboration with the Office of Research and Discovery and the University Information Technology Services, has been providing data management services and resources to the campus. We are interested in tailoring our services and resources to what you need. We conducted a research data management survey in 2014 and are currently working on the Data Management and Data Curation and Publication (DMDC) pilot. This poster will describe what data management and curation services we are currently providing, and ask for your feedback on potential new data management services and resources.
    • Developing Data Management Services: What Support do Researchers Need?

      Kollen, Christine; University of Arizona (2016-10-18)
      The past several years has seen an increasing emphasis on providing access to the results of research, both publications and data. The majority of federal grant funding agencies require that researchers include a data management plan as part of their grant proposal. In response, the University of Arizona Libraries, in collaboration with the Office of Research and Discovery and the University Information Technology Services, has been providing data management services and resources to the campus for the past several years. In 2014, we conducted a research data management survey to find out how UA researchers manage their research data, determine the demand for existing services and identify new services that UA researchers need. In the fall of 2015, the Data Management and Data Publication and Curation (DMDC) Pilot was started to determine what specific services and tools, including training and support and the needed technology infrastructure, researchers need to effectively and efficiently manage and curate their research data. This presentation will present what data management services we currently are offering, discuss findings from the 2014 survey, and present initial results from the DMDC pilot.
    • Sharing Specifications or Repeatability in Computer Systems Research

      Collberg, Christian S; Proebsting, Todd A.; University of Arizona (University of Arizona Library (Tucson, AZ), 2016-10-27)
      We describe a study into the extent to which Computer Systems researchers share their code and data. Starting with 601 papers from ACM conferences and journals, we examine the papers whose results were backed by code to see for what fraction of these we would be able to obtain and build the code. Based on the results of this study, we propose a novel sharing specification scheme that requires researchers to specify the level of sharing that reviewers and readers can assume from a paper.
    • Rigor and Transparency i.e., How to prevent the zombie paper Apocalypse

      Bandrowski, Anita; University of California, San Diego (University of Arizona Library (Tucson, AZ), 2016-10-27)
      The NIH is now requiring the authentication of Key Biological Resources to be specified in a scored portion of most grant applications, but what does it mean to authenticate? We will discuss what Key Biological Resources are, the ongoing efforts to understand how to authenticate them and of course the resources available, including examples. The journal response to authentication will also be pointed to and practical steps that every researcher can take today to improve reporting of research in scientific publication.
    • Retractions, Post-Publication Peer Review and Fraud: Scientific Publishing's Wild West

      Oransky, Ivan; Retraction Watch (University of Arizona Library (Tucson, AZ), 2016-10-27)
      Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus founded Retraction Watch in 2010. Unbeknownst to them, retractions had grown ten-fold in the previous decade. Oransky will discuss the reasons for that increase, whether fraud is on the rise, the growth of post-publication peer review, and other trends he and Marcus have seen as they've built a site that is now viewed by 150,000 people per month, and funded by philanthropies including the MacArthur and Arnold Foundations.
    • OpenCon 2016

      Laskowski, Casandra; University of Arizona (2016-11-30)
    • Critical Library Pedagogy Handbooks: Acknowledgments

      Pagowsky, Nicole; McElroy, Kelly; University of Arizona; Oregon State University (Association of College and Research Libraries, 2016-09)
    • Critical Library Pedagogy Handbooks: Introduction

      Pagowsky, Nicole; McElroy, Kelly; University of Arizona; Oregon State University (Association of College and Research Libraries, 2016-09)
    • A Pedagogy of Inquiry

      Pagowsky, Nicole; University of Arizona (2015-11)
      Library instruction continues to evolve. Regardless of the myriad and conflicting opinions academic librarians have about the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy, the debates and the document itself have engendered greater discourse surrounding how and why librarians teach. The Framework provides an additional push toward designing instruction with big ideas rather than a skills-based curriculum. However, we still must contend with constraints imposed upon us by higher education taking on business models and enforcing a skills agenda. To enact the pedagogy of the Framework in contrast to changes in higher education presents a challenge. We should consider ways in which the Framework can help us push back against these neoliberal agendas in our pedagogy and reinvent our roles as librarian educators.
    • Reader response: Letters to the Editor

      DeFrain, Erica; Hathcock, April; Masland, Turner; Pagowsky, Nicole; Pho, Annie; Rigby, Miriam; Roberto, K. R.; University of Nebraska-Lincoln; NYU; Portland State University; University of Arizona; UCLA; University of Oregon; University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign (Taylor & Francis, 2016-07-06)
    • Shame in the Therapy Hour: Recognizing, Managing, and Transforming Our Darkest Emotion

      Tangney, June; George Mason University (University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2016-03-26)
      Although clinicians often use the terms “shame” and “guilt” interchangeably, ample research indicates that these are distinct emotions with very different implications for motivation and behavior (Tangney, et al., 2007). This workshop summarizes research on the phenomenology of shame and guilt (Wicker, et al., 1983; Tangney, et al., 1996), as well as clinically relevant empirical work demonstrating a link between shame and denial, defensiveness, and aggression (e.g., Stuewig, et al., 2010). Although ubiquitous in clinical settings, shame is a silent emotion. Clients rarely announce that they feel shame. Participants will become familiar with empirically validated verbal and non-verbal markers of shame (Keltner, 1995). Strategies for responding to, managing, and transforming or resolving client shame will be discussed, drawing on a handful of explicitly shame-focused therapies with empirical support (Gilbert, 2014; Rizvi & Linehan, 2005), augmented by observations of “master clinicians” presented in a recent edited volume on Shame in the Therapy Hour (Dearing & Tangney, 2011). The workshop will close with a consideration of therapists’ shame, as well as shame in supervisor-supervisee relationships.
    • Connecting Archival Research and the Classroom

      University of Arizona Libraries; University of Arizona (The University of Arizona., 2013-12-06)
      The University of Arizona Libraries regularly collaborate with departments and groups across campus. In this video, we look at connections between Special Collections and the History Department.
    • Wrangling Open Educational Resources

      Cuillier, Cheryl; University of Arizona Libraries (2014-11)
      Open educational resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that are free to use, customize, and share. There’s a goldmine of OER online, but locating them is like trying to herd cattle (or cats). It takes persistence and a knack for tracking down things that are scattered all over. OER range from digital textbooks, lesson plans, and games to assignments, videos, and lab notes. Learn about the benefits of OER, potential barriers, where to find high-quality OER, and how to increase customers’ awareness of them. The target audience for this presentation is anyone who works with K-12 classes, college students, instructors, and lifelong learners.
    • Contextualizing Ourselves: The Identity Politics of the Librarian Stereotype

      Pagowsky, Nicole; Rigby, Miriam; University of Arizona Libraries (The Association of College and Research Libraries (Chicago, IL), 2014)
    • Ice Ice Baby: Are Librarian Stereotypes Freezing Us Out of Instruction?

      Pagowsky, Nicole; DeFrain, Erica; University of Arizona Libraries (2014-06-03)
      Why do librarians struggle so much with instruction? Part of the problem is that we have so many facets to consider: pedagogy, campus culture, relationships with faculty, and effectiveness with students. Research on student and faculty perceptions of librarians combined with sociological and psychological research on the magnitude of impression effects prompted us to more thoroughly examine how perceptions of instruction librarians impact successful teaching and learning. In this article, we look at theories of impression formation, the historical feminization of librarianship, and suggestions for next steps that we should take in order to take charge of our image and our instruction.
    • Stewarding the Scholarly Record @ The University of Arizona

      Oxnam, Maliaca; Chapman, Kimberly; Frumkin, Jeremy; University of Arizona Libraries (2015-04-13)
      The University of Arizona (UA) Libraries has an evolving strategy to steward the scholarly record of the institution. As a key component of this strategy the Libraries have a leadership role in implementing UA Vitae, a mandated online faculty activity reporting system with initial focus on supporting the faculty evaluation process. In partnership with the Office of the Provost and Campus Computing, the Libraries contribute expertise in support of this campus initiative. Leveraging the data from this effort to capture a more holistic view of the scholarly record provides opportunities for the Libraries to partner on approaches to utilizing, stewarding, and exposing the scholarly record. This presentation will describe the University and the Library’s evolving strategies in regard to defining and stewarding the scholarly record, our experiences with the build-out of the faculty activity reporting system, and next steps in bringing together information and systems that are transforming our University.