Headlines and scholarly publications portray a crisis in biomedical and health sciences. In this webinar, you will learn what the crisis is and the vital role of librarians in addressing it. You will see how you can directly and immediately support reproducible and rigorous research using your expertise and your library services. You will explore reproducibility guidelines and recommendations and develop an action plan for engaging researchers and stakeholders at your institution. #MLAReproducibility
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
describe the basic history of the “reproducibility crisis” and define reproducibility and replicability
explain why librarians have a key role in addressing concerns about reproducibility, specifically in terms of the packaging of science
explain 3-4 areas where librarians can immediately and directly support reproducible research through existing expertise and services
start developing an action plan to engage researchers and stakeholders at their institution about how they will help address research reproducibility and rigor
Librarians who work with researchers; librarians who teach, conduct, or assist with evidence-synthesis or critical appraisal, and managers and directors who are interested in allocating resources toward supporting research rigor. No prior knowledge or skills required. Basic knowledge of scholarly research and publishing helpful.
Recording ($) is available here: www.medlib-ed.org/products/2069/helping-science-succeed-the-librarians-role-in-addressing-the-reproducibility-crisis-recording
Riegelman, Amy R.; Sayre, Franklin.
Helping Science Succeed: The Librarian’s Role in Addressing the Reproducibility Crisis.
Medical Library Association.
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