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Dr. Thomas Woodson on “Should research have societal impact? Re-evaluating broader impacts with the Inclusion-Immediacy Criterion”

On October 6, 2020, Dr. Woodson virtually presented his intriguing findings on societal research impact for the University Libraries’ STEM Speaker Series. The US National Science Foundation (NSF) mandates all grant applicants to discuss the broader impacts for their research

Posted in Bibliometrics, Inclusion, Research, STEM

Dr. Carlos Simmerling on “Using computer simulations to model the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and block COVID-19 infection”

On September 22, 2020, Dr. Simmerling discussed the use of computer models to complete the currently unknown, pivotal regions of coronavirus spikes.  Knowing more about these pivotal regions of coronavirus spikes could help with identifying drugs that have the potential

Posted in Chemistry, Computer Science, COVID-19, Events, Research

“Should research have societal impact? Re-evaluating broader impacts with the Inclusion-Immediacy Criterion” with Dr. Thomas Woodson

Come join Dr. Thomas Woodson from the Department of Technology and Society for a discussion of the new evaluation framework “Inclusion-Immediacy Criterion”, which is used for measuring research impact. Date/Time: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 1pm-2pm Location: Online A major

Posted in Research, STEM

STEM Speaker Series: “Using computer simulations to model the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and block COVID-19 infection” with Dr. Carlos Simmerling

Curious about how scientists develop drugs for COVID-19? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Carlo Simmerling from the Department of Chemistry, and Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology to learn about “Using computer simulations to model the

Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, COVID-19, STEM

2020 Fall Semester: Reference and Virtual Chat Services

Welcome to the new semester!  Need help with research?  We are here to help! There are many virtual ways you can connect to librarians for research assistance; chat service is one of them.  Please see below for current chat services

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2020 Summer Volunteer – Catherine Heiba

Chris Kretz and Clara Tran will be mentoring Catherine Heiba during this summer. Catherine received her Bachelor of Music at Rutgers University and Master of Music at University of Michigan. Currently she is a first year student of the MLIS

Posted in Libraries

Extended Virtual Chat Service

There are many virtual ways you can connect to librarians for research assistance; chat service is one of them. To support student research, the library since March 28, 2020 till further notice will have these extended reference chat service hours:

Posted in About Us, Reference, Research, Services

Dr. Steven Skiena on “Representing Knowledge through Word and Graph Embeddings”

On February 11, 2020, Dr. Steven Skiena presented the first Spring STEM Lecture at the University Libraries about the useful representation of word and graph embeddings in data science. Dr. Skiena presented his work in an easy to understand way.

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STEM Speaker Series: “Representing Knowledge through Word and Graph Embeddings” with Dr. Steven Skiena

Interested in word and graph embeddings?  Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Steven Skiena from the Department of Computer Science, to learn about “Representing Knowledge through Word and Graph Embeddings.” Date/Time: Tuesday, February 11 from 1pm-2pm Location: Special

Posted in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

2020 Spring Semester: Library Physical Reference and Virtual Chat Services

Welcome to the new semester!  Need help with research? We are here to help!  During the first 3 days of the Spring semester, librarians will be at the Horseshoe desk from 8am-5pm to answer any questions.  The Horseshoe desk is

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