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Science Online NYC (SoNYC) 8 – Thinking Digital: Giving your research more reach (and making sure others can find it)

On Wednesday evening, we hosted the eighth installment of the monthly Science Online NYC (SoNYC) discussion series. The topic for debate this month was, “Thinking Digital: Giving your research more reach (and making sure others can find it)” and the panel featured:

  • Mark Hahnel is the developer of Figshare.
  • Carol Feltes is the head librarian at Rockefeller University.
  • Veronique Kiermer is an Executive Editor and Head of Researcher Services at Nature, and a member of the ORCID steering committee.
  • Cathy Norton is the library scholar at the Biodiversity Heritage Library at Woods Hole’s Marine Biological Laboratory.

As is our usual format, following short introductory talks from the panelists, we invited attendees present in person at Rockefeller University or watching online to take part in a wider discussion.

To read what people on Twitter were saying about the event, check out our Storify of tweets at the bottom of this post.

Blog posts about the 8th #sonyc

Do let us know if you blog about the event and we’ll include a round-up of links here.

Live-streaming and video archiving

We live-stream each SoNYC event to give as many people as possible the chance to take part in the debate. Check out our livestream channel where the archives of the meetings can also be found.

Finding out more

The next SoNYC will be held on February 16th and will be a special event at the American Museum of Natural History for social media week.  Details will be announcedsoon – keep an eye on the SoNYC twitter account for more details and/or watch the #sonyc hashtag.

If you have a suggestion for a future panel or would be interested in sponsoring one of the events, please get in touch.

This month’s Storify


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