The second phase of the program will begin on November 1.
October 30, 2012—The Harvard Library—in collaboration with 20 other research libraries including Yale and the University of Michigan—joined the 2012 E-Science Institute in September 2012. Co-sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries, the Digital Library Federation and DuraSpace, the program provides a structured process for creating an e-science and e-research support agenda. The agenda is being developed in collaboration with scholars, librarians, e-science/data experts, administrative deans and academic computing/research IT teams.
The current module of the program involves interviews with academic computing/IT/cyberinfrastructure colleagues, librarians, faculty engaged in e-science or digital humanities—as well as research administrators from FAS, the Graduate School of Design and Harvard Medical School.
This phase will conclude on November 1 with a self-assessment addressing:
- Harvard’s structure of research and technology support;
- funding for research;
- research collaborations; and
- the Library’s current support for e-science/e-research and existing cyberinfrastructure.
More details about this phase and the program can be found here.
Current registered members of the Institute include:
Kathryn Hammond Baker, Countway Library/Medical Heritage Library
Dorothy Barr, Ernst Mayr Library
Chris Botka, Harvard Medical School
Paul Cote, Loeb Design Library
Merce Crosas, IQSS
James Cuff, HUIT
Michelle Durocher, Harvard Library
Chris Erdmann, Wolbach Library
Stephen Ervin, Graduate School of Design
Andrea Goethals, Harvard Library
Wendy Gogel, Harvard Library
Jud Harward, HUIT
David Hummel, Countway Library
Jonathan Kennedy, Countway Library
Michael Leach, Cabot Library
Laura Linard, Baker Library
Douglas MacFadden, Countway Library
Giordana Mecagni, Countway Library
David Osterbur, Countway Library
Robert Parrott, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Alix Reiskind, Loeb Design Library
Connie Rinaldo, Ernst Mayr Library/Biodiversity Heritage Library
Lynne Schmelz, Cabot and Tozzer Libraries
Juliane Schneider, Countway Library
Martin Schreiner, Lamont Library
Megan Sniffin-Marinoff, Harvard Library/University Archives
Ben Steinberg, Office for Scholarly Communication
Gosia Stergios, Harvard Library
Hugh Truslow, Harvard College Library
Katie Vale, HUIT
Darla White, Countway Library
Ann Whiteside, Loeb Design Library
Rachel Wise, Baker Library
Results of the program will be shared for further planning in early January 2013.