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Advanced Research Skills – New workshop series for undergrads in the sciences

This fall, Kresge library is excited to present the Advanced Research Skills series for Undergraduates in the Sciences. This four-part workshop series introduces the concepts and tools needed to competently conduct undergraduate research at Dartmouth. Each workshop is designed to support a different part of the research process. Tuesdays, 4:00 to 4:50 pm 9/29, 10/6,…

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Happy 350th Philosophical Transactions!

Happy 350th Birthday to the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society first published on 6th March 1665. This seminal work includes the following important papers, as reported by Charles Lusty, Head of Publishing Operations for the Royal Society. The gruesome account of an early blood transfusion (1666) The paper that proved Einstein right (1920) Stephen…

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HackDartmouth 2015

This interesting email came in today and I’d like to encourage any undergrad to attend! On April 11-12 (the second weekend of spring term), Dartmouth will be hosting its inaugural student-run hackathon! HackDartmouth is a 24-hour event where you’ll get the chance to build cool software and hardware projects, meet engineers and recruiters from companies like Google,…

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Gear Up 2015

Don’t miss the upcoming Gear Up events for Dartmouth researchers! Wednesday, January 21st, 11:30am-1:30pm [MacLean Engineering Sciences Center, GlycoFi Atrium] Thursday, January 22nd, 3-5pm [Arts & Humanities Resource Center, Bartlett Hall] – Focus on Digital Humanities Gear Up is a great way to connect with people across campus who support Dartmouth’s researchers through services, tools,…

DOE Releases Public Access Plan

On August 4, 2014, the DOE released its Public Access Plan to outline the department’s approach and policies to make publications and research data resulting from DOE funding more accessible to the public. This plan is in direct response to the February 2013 Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Memorandum, Increasing Access to the…

On the Cost of Journal Bundles

Have you ever wondered how much universities are paying for the journal subscriptions you have access to? A new study on journal bundle pricing and non-disclosure agreements was just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The news piece in Science gives an interesting perspective as well. Both worth reading!