Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorAnderson, Wanda
dc.contributor.authorCohen, Margaret
dc.contributor.authorKarr, Enid
dc.contributor.authorMento, Barbara
dc.contributor.authorSilfen, Kate
dc.contributor.authorWyman, Sally
dc.contributor.authorHolzman, Becky
dc.contributor.authorMorales, Myrna E.
dc.date2022-08-11T08:08:18.000
dc.date.accessioned2022-08-23T15:50:02Z
dc.date.available2022-08-23T15:50:02Z
dc.date.issued2011-04-06
dc.date.submitted2011-01-31
dc.identifier.doi10.13028/zk5y-jn60
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.14038/28576
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVE To demonstrate how a science librarian internship program can be used to jumpstart an e-sciences initiative in a university research library. METHODS Current library science students were hired, as paid interns, to work with an established Science Librarian Bibliographers Group. While the position included exposure to the wide variety of activities undertaken by science librarians, the most recent intern, arriving with a strong interest in e-Science, was also tasked with assisting in specific assignments designed to further the Library’s understanding of and participation in the area of e-Science. Specifically, the intern was asked to design a brochure about e-Science, develop a faculty survey to gauge interest in library involvement in data management, assist Science Librarians in an environmental scan/best practices review of relevant e-science initiatives, to serve as a roadmap in this area for the Boston College Libraries, and, finally, to further the education of all library staff with a presentation on e-Science. RESULTS Building upon the intern’s extensive literature review, draft brochure and PowerPoint presentation/synthesis, the Science Bibliographers’ Group has continued work on next steps in e-Science, with the development of a Vision Statement and Action Plans, as well as draft faculty/student/staff survey. The intern was exposed to a wide variety of typical science librarian job functions. CONCLUSIONS An internship program can provide current knowledge and skills to educate and support a university research library through the early learning stage of developing an e-Sciences program, while simultaneously providing a valuable hands-on learning experience for a potential science librarian.
dc.formatflash_audio
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.rightsCopyright the Author(s)
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
dc.subjectinternship
dc.subjectintern
dc.subjectlibrary school student
dc.subjecte-Science
dc.subjectBoston College Libraries
dc.subjectgetting started with e-Science
dc.subjectE-science initiatives
dc.subjectapproaches to e-Science
dc.subjecte-Science needs assessment
dc.subjecteducation
dc.subjectLibrary and Information Science
dc.titleScience Librarian Internship as a Way to Get Started in E-Science
dc.typePoster
dc.identifier.legacyfulltexthttps://escholarship.umassmed.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1010&context=escience_symposium&unstamped=1
dc.identifier.legacycoverpagehttps://escholarship.umassmed.edu/escience_symposium/2011/posters/6
dc.identifier.contextkey1753413
refterms.dateFOA2022-08-23T15:50:02Z
html.description.abstract<p>OBJECTIVE<br />To demonstrate how a science librarian internship program can be used to jumpstart an e-sciences initiative in a university research library.<br /><br />METHODS<br />Current library science students were hired, as paid interns, to work with an established Science Librarian Bibliographers Group. While the position included exposure to the wide variety of activities undertaken by science librarians, the most recent intern, arriving with a strong interest in e-Science, was also tasked with assisting in specific assignments designed to further the Library’s understanding of and participation in the area of e-Science. Specifically, the intern was asked to design a brochure about e-Science, develop a faculty survey to gauge interest in library involvement in data management, assist Science Librarians in an environmental scan/best practices review of relevant e-science initiatives, to serve as a roadmap in this area for the Boston College Libraries, and, finally, to further the education of all library staff with a presentation on e-Science.<br /><br />RESULTS<br />Building upon the intern’s extensive literature review, draft brochure and PowerPoint presentation/synthesis, the Science Bibliographers’ Group has continued work on next steps in e-Science, with the development of a Vision Statement and Action Plans, as well as draft faculty/student/staff survey. The intern was exposed to a wide variety of typical science librarian job functions.<br /><br />CONCLUSIONS<br />An internship program can provide current knowledge and skills to educate and support a university research library through the early learning stage of developing an e-Sciences program, while simultaneously providing a valuable hands-on learning experience for a potential science librarian.</p>
dc.identifier.submissionpathescience_symposium/2011/posters/6


Files in this item

Thumbnail
Name:
E_Science_Poster_Abstract_for_ ...
Size:
14.46Kb
Format:
Microsoft Word 2007
Thumbnail
Name:
Science_Internship_poster_redu ...
Size:
3.119Mb
Format:
PDF

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Copyright the Author(s)
Except where otherwise noted, this item's license is described as Copyright the Author(s)