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Coming out of your silo: leveraging cIRcle to increase your academic impact [videorecording] Colenbrander, Hilde; Grajales, Francisco J.; Radomske, Meghan 2010-10-21

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Coming out of your siloLeveraging cIRcle to increase your academic impactInspiring Knowledge Creation, Exploration and DiscoveryFROM HEREHilde Colenbrander, Francisco Grajales, & Meghan RadomskeOctober 21st, 2010 | UBC Open Access Weektriangle45right What is your place of mind regarding your research?triangle45right How many papers do you write in a year?triangle45right How many of these get published?triangle45right What happens to all the others?triangle45right Is this fair to you, your colleagues, and your faculty?triangle45right cIRcletriangle45right Experiences from the fieldtriangle45right The GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Awardtriangle45right The Innovative Dissemination of Research Awardtriangle45right Future Directionstriangle45right Discussiontriangle45right A database for the UBC community and its partners:◦ for the published and unpublished scholarly materials that you createtriangle45right All materials in cIRcle are openly accessible on the webtriangle45right cIRcle is a service of the UBC Pilot project in Spring 2007triangle45right Full Library service in Spring 2009triangle45right Openly accessible on the webtriangle45right Increased visibility and readershiptriangle45right Improved indexing and hence findabilitytriangle45right Multidisciplinary inquirytriangle45right Serendipitous discovery and collaborationtriangle45right Recruiting tooltriangle45right Classroom teaching tooltriangle45right Stable URLs / linkstriangle45right Management and preservation of digital materialstriangle45right Open Access mandates (e.g. CIHR)With acknowledgements to SMARTech at Georgia Techtriangle45right A database built on Open Source software (DSpace)triangle45right Organized into Communities and Collectionstriangle45right Files are uploaded into Collectionstriangle45right Indexed by Google and other search enginestriangle45right cIRcle tracks usage statisticstriangle45right Usage statstriangle45right The vision: to create an international, publicly available showcase for UBC researchtriangle45right It’s part of Place and Promise, UBC’sstrategic plantriangle45right ROAR (Registry of Open Access Repositories) currently lists 1920+ repositories around the worldsquare4 Australia: 61square4 Brazil: 73square4 Canada: 59square4 Germany: 123square4 India: 58square4 South Africa: 28square4 UK: 179square4 USA: 343 Digital materials:◦ Research papers◦ Conference and workshop papers ◦ Theses and dissertations◦ Exemplary student projects (selected by academic units)◦ Unpublished reports and working papers ◦ Books, chapters and sections ◦ Datasets ◦ Learning objects ◦ Multimedia and audio-visual materialstriangle45right Atlas of BC recordtriangle45right Next screen: cover page of Atlastriangle45right Copyright owner retains copyrighttriangle45right cIRcle requires a non-exclusive license to distribute (from rights holder)triangle45right Optional: attach a Creative Commons license to your work in cIRcle triangle45right More than 28,500 itemstriangle45right 26,100+ theses and dissertationstriangle45right Top item in cIRcle has been viewedmore than 4,000 times (since December 2009)triangle45right Retrospective Digitization Project◦ More than 33,500 UBC theses and dissertations since 1920s◦ Showcase past UBC students’ unique projects & promote contemporary research◦ Currently includes over 22,800 theses & dissertations from 1974-1987 & 1992-2006◦First graduate degrees issued in 1919 to Ruth Fulton and Isobel Harvey◦6 out of first 10 UBC Masters degrees were earned by women◦Fulton’s thesis has been viewed  nearly 200 times from the US, Canada, China, Austria, Switzerland, & Kenya◦All UBC theses & dissertations encouraged to be submitted electronically to cIRcle◦Over 3200 available◦Most accessed? “Canadian women and the (re)production of women in Afghanistan” by Melanie Butler with over 2500 views since AprilSocial, Ecological, Economic, Development Studies◦Unique academic program ◦Students, staff, & faculty collaborate on campus sustainability issues from climate change to waste management◦Over 500 student projects featuring 3000 contributors since 2000—saved UBC $200,000◦cIRcle preserves and showcases over 170 of these projects◦Adam Rucker’s project has been viewed over 650 times in the last 6 monthstriangle45right Professor Judith LynamSchool of Nursing:◦ “As an investigator who is taking up an ‘integrated KT’ approach to dissemination—it is helpful to have some additional ways to refer to work (e.g. reports) that are developed for a broader audience than the typical audience for peer reviewed publications”.triangle45right Emeritus Professor R.G. MatsonLaboratory of Archaeology:◦ “cIRcle is searchable, has good use information, and, above all is reliable, in our world of constantly changing URLs.”◦ “We are impressed [with] the number of downloads recorded in cIRcle, indicating that it has a far wider circulation than we realized.”triangle45right The GSS cIRcle Open Scholar Awardtriangle45right Recognizes and rewards innovative ways of communicating researchtriangle45right Students, faculty and staff are eligibletriangle45right First winner, March 2010: Cycling Route Planner, Michael Brauer and his teamtriangle45right Awarded annually by UBC Librarytriangle45right Enabling you to use cIRcle as your database management system:◦ Store your research output in cIRcle◦ Create easy access to your research from your web site◦ We take care of long term accessibility and preservationtriangle45right Streamlining uploading procedurestriangle45right Making all UBC research publicly available through a single web portaltriangle45right How many papers have you written and saved in your hard drive?triangle45right What is stopping you from adding them to cIRcle?triangle45right What would it take for you to put them up? triangle45right Hilde Colenbrander◦ hilde.colenbrander@ubc.catriangle45right Francisco Grajales◦ cisco@franciscograjales.comtriangle45right Meghan Radomske◦


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