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Using Research Networking Tools to Foster Collaboration

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American University Library, Training and Events Room 150

4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest

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Team science and globalization have dramatically changed research and research collaboration. James King, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Library's branch chief & information architect, will explain how NIH is working to directly harvest information from trusted data sources to dynamically create researcher profiles (or CVs) utilizing researcher networking tools with a goal of fostering collaboration across the entire Department of Health and Human Services.

As the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Library's Branch Chief & Information Architect, James King has spent the last several years blending his IT background with librarianship to enhance services and meet the changing needs of the largest medical research agency in the world. James is very active in the Special Libraries Association (SLA), has served on several library advisory board, and has received a number of awards over the years. James has his MLS from Catholic University and a BS in Computer Science from Salem International University.

The American University Library's Colloquium on Scholarly Communication features experts from both American University and the larger academic community presenting on challenges for academia in the twenty-first century.

A light lunch will follow the presentation.

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