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    • uBioRSS : tracking taxonomic literature using RSS 

      Leary, Patrick R.; Remsen, David P.; Norton, Cathy N.; Patterson, David J.; Sarkar, Indra Neil (Oxford University Press, 2007-03-28)
      Web content syndication through standard formats such as RSS and ATOM has become an increasingly popular mechanism for publishers, news sources, and blogs to disseminate regularly updated content. These standardized ...
    • Building repositories: why DSpace? 

      Devenish, Ann (2007-10-25)
      This presentation looked at the process of selecting a software platform for hosting the Woods Hole Open Access Server (WHOAS), an institutional repository serving the Woods Hole (MA) science community.
    • Lessons learned from 104 years of mobile observatories [poster] 

      Miller, Stephen P.; Neiswender, Caryn; Clark, Dru; Raymond, Lisa; Rioux, Margaret A.; Norton, Cathy N.; Detrick, Robert S.; Helly, John; Sutton, Don; Weatherford, John (2007-12-10)
      As the oceanographic community ventures into a new era of integrated observatories, it may be helpful to look back on the era of "mobile observatories" to see what Cyberinfrastructure lessons might be learned. For example, ...
    • Exploring historical trends using taxonomic name metadata 

      Sarkar, Indra Neil; Schenk, Ryan; Norton, Cathy N. (BioMed Central, 2008-05-13)
      Authority and year information have been attached to taxonomic names since Linnaean times. The systematic structure of taxonomic nomenclature facilitates the ability to develop tools that can be used to explore historical ...
    • The Encyclopedia of Life, Biodiversity Heritage Library, biodiversity informatics and beyond Web 2.0 

      Norton, Cathy N. (Great Cities Initiative of the University of Illinois at Chicago Library, 2008-08-04)
      E.O. Wilson, the noted entomologist at Harvard, "wished" for an authoritative encyclopedia of life that would be freely available on the worldwide web for the entire world. On 9 May 2007, The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) was ...
    • GenBank and PubMed : how connected are they? 

      Miller, Holly; Norton, Cathy N.; Sarkar, Indra Neil (BioMed Central, 2009-06-09)
      GenBank(R) is a public repository of all publicly available molecular sequence data from a range of sources. In addition to relevant metadata (e.g., sequence description, source organism and taxonomy), publication information ...
    • Adventures in Minimal Marc and Bulkimport 

      Rioux, Margaret A. (2009-10-12)
      Method for adding data, such as OCLC numbers or URLs to bibliographic records in an Ex Libris Voyager library system using minimal Marc records and Bulkimport
    • LigerCat : using “MeSH clouds” from journal, article, or gene citations to facilitate the identification of relevant biomedical literature 

      Sarkar, Indra Neil; Schenk, Ryan; Miller, Holly; Norton, Cathy N. (American Medical Informatics Association, 2009-11-14)
      The identification of relevant literature from within large collections is often a challenging endeavor. In the context of indexed resources, such as MEDLINE, it has been shown that keywords from a controlled vocabulary ...
    • The Biodiversity Heritage Library : advancing metadata practices in a collaborative digital library 

      Pilsk, Suzanne C.; Person, Matthew A.; deVeer, Joseph M.; Furfey, John F.; Kalfatovic, Martin R. (Taylor & Francis, 2010-04)
      The Biodiversity Heritage Library is an open access digital library of taxonomic literature, forming a single point of access to this collection for use by a worldwide audience of professional taxonomists, as well as ...
    • A model for Bioinformatics training : the Marine Biological Laboratory 

      Yamashita, Grant; Miller, Holly; Goddard, Anthony; Norton, Cathy N. (2010-08-04)
      Many areas of science such as biology, medicine, and oceanography are becoming increasingly data-rich and most programs that train scientists do not address informatics techniques or technologies that are necessary for ...
    • SCOR/IODE/MBLWHOI Library collaboration on data publication [poster]  

      Raymond, Lisa; Pikula, Linda; Lowry, Roy; Urban, Ed; Moncoiffe, Gwenaelle; Pissierssens, Peter; Norton, Cathy N. (2011-05-25)
      This poster describes the development of international standards to publish oceanographic datasets. Research areas include the assignment of persistent identifiers, tracking provenance, linking datasets to publications, ...
    • Dataset to DOI using SWORD [poster] 

      Devenish, Ann; Chandler, Cynthia L.; Dorsk, Alexander; Raymond, Lisa; Work, Tobias (2012-03-12)
      This poster describes the tools and processes by which datasets are deposited in an institutional repository (IR) and digital object identifiers (DOI) are acquired. The Marine Biological Laboratory/Woods Hole Oceanographic ...
    • Mapping the biosphere : exploring species to understand the origin, organization and sustainability of biodiversity 

      Wheeler, Q. D.; Knapp, Sandra; Stevenson, D. W.; Stevenson, J.; Blum, Stan D.; Boom, B.. M.; Borisy, Gary G.; Buizer, James L.; De Carvalho, M. R.; Cibrian, A.; Donoghue, M. J.; Doyle, V.; Gerson, E. M.; Graham, C. H.; Graves, P.; Graves, Sara J.; Guralnick, Robert P.; Hamilton, A. L.; Hanken, J.; Law, W.; Lipscomb, D. L.; Lovejoy, T. E.; Miller, Holly; Miller, J. S.; Naeem, Shahid; Novacek, M. J.; Page, L. M.; Platnick, N. I.; Porter-Morgan, H.; Raven, Peter H.; Solis, M. A.; Valdecasas, A. G.; Van Der Leeuw, S.; Vasco, A.; Vermeulen, N.; Vogel, J.; Walls, R. L.; Wilson, E. O.; Woolley, J. B. (Taylor & Francis, 2012-03-27)
      The time is ripe for a comprehensive mission to explore and document Earth's species. This calls for a campaign to educate and inspire the next generation of professional and citizen species explorers, investments in ...
    • Building research networks to support campus programs [poster] 

      Furfey, John F.; Devenish, Ann; Hurter, Colleen; Stafford, Nancy (2012-04-04)
      This poster focuses on the methods, tools and outcomes involved in creating two targeted research networks to support large, long-running research programs in the Woods Hole scientific community.
    • The vascular flora of Falmouth (Barnstable County) Massachusetts 

      Backus, Richard H.; Polloni, Pamela T. (2012-07)
      With a few exceptions, the species on this list of Falmouth vascular plants are substantiated by herbarium sheets, most of which are in the MBLWHOI Library Herbarium (SPWH). We invite improvements to the list by the ...
    • Pilot projects for publishing and citing ocean data 

      Urban, Ed; Leadbetter, Adam; Moncoiffe, Gwenaelle; Pissierssens, Peter; Raymond, Lisa; Pikula, Linda (American Geophysical Union, 2012-10-23)
      In the ocean sciences, a project was started in 2008 to bring together scientists, data managers, and library experts to explore means to (1) increase the submission of data to data centers, (2) make data more accessible ...
    • Envisioning the future of science libraries at academic research institutions : a discussion 

      Feltes, Carol; Gibson, Donna S.; Miller, Holly; Norton, Cathy N.; Pollock, Ludmila (2012-12-20)
      A group of librarians, other information professionals, scientists and research administrators met to discuss the challenges that research libraries are currently facing. After the meeting a survey was conducted to obtain ...
    • Ocean data publication cookbook 

      Leadbetter, Adam; Raymond, Lisa; Chandler, Cynthia L.; Pikula, Linda; Pissierssens, Peter; Urban, Ed (UNESCO, 2013)
      Executive summary: This “Cookbook” has been written for data managers and librarians who are interested in assigning a permanent identifier to a dataset for the purposes of publishing that dataset online and for the citation ...