Gear Up for Research

Gear Up Spring 2018

Scientific & Technical Publishing

Stanford Libraries recently held our annual Gear Up for Science and Engineering event. This year's event focused on publishing and was targeted to graduate students, post-docs, and others from all schools and departments on campus who had an interest in learning more about publishing.

  • Date: Tuesday, 17 April 2018
  • Location: Hartley Conference Center, Mitchell Building

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 View speaker biospresentation abstracts, and slides.

  • 9:45 - 10:00 -- Coffee

  • 10:00 - 10:30 -- Practices for effective publication graphics

    • Katharine Ng (Post-doctoral fellow in Bioengineering)

  • 10:30 - 11:00 -- Data sharing for publications

    • Meghan Byrne (Senior Editor, PLOS)
  • 11:00 - 11:30 -- Writing a winning abstract

    • Kelly Harrison (Stanford Technical Communications Program, School of Engineering)
  • 11:30 - 12:00 -- Copyright issues for academics: the Stanford perspective

    • Mimi Calter (Deputy University Librarian, Stanford University Libraries)
  • 12:00 - 12:45 -- Lunch

  • 12:45 - 1:45 -- Panel of Stanford Faculty Editors

    • Noah Diffenbaugh (Earth System Science and Woods Institute)
    • Margot Gerritsen (Energy Resources Engineering, Director of ICME, Sr. Assoc. Dean of Educational Affairs SE3)
    • Noah Rosenberg (Biology)
    • Edith Sullivan (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)
  • 1:45 - 2:15 -- The art of graphical abstracts and why they are important

    • Jin Zhong Zhang (Senior Editor of Journal of Physical Chemistry, American Chemical Society, and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC Santa Cruz)
  • 2:15 - 2:45 -- Preprints and preprint servers for all disciplines: lessons from the creation of EarthArXiv

    • Daniel Ibarra (PhD Candidate, Earth System Science, and Founding Member of the EarthArXiv Advisory Council)

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Gear Up at Stanford is a regular series of events for faculty, graduate students, post-docs and research staff from all schools and departments on campus. You can view details and download presentations from previous events via other pages on this site using the navigation menu.