UK PubMed Showcase at BL

Invitation to UK PubMed Central Showcase

Join us to discover more about UKPubMed Central, a unique, innovative and free online resource offering access to information sources for biomedical and health researchers.

UK PubMed Central offers:

·         Free access to published, peer reviewed research articles from the UK, the United States and beyond

·         Innovative and powerful ways to access other relevant sources of information

·         Search and retrieval of other valuable, additional content such as clinical guidelines

·         Grant management tools: bringing greater transparency and efficiency to researchers and their funders

·         Opportunities for researchers to improve visibility and citation of their research findings

·         Ongoing programmes of engagement with the UK and international research
community to continue developing and enhancing services and tools

Keynote speakers:

Professor Dame Sally C. Davies

Director General, Research and Development at the Department of Health

Proposed Schedule

10.00 – 10.30 Arrival and refreshments
10.30 – 10.35 Introduction – Dr Lee-Ann Coleman,

Head of Science, Technology and Medicine, British Library

10.35 – 10.55 UK PubMed Central and its value to the NIHR, Professor Dame Sally C. Davies,

Director General, Research and Development at the Department of Health

10.55 – 11.10 Demonstration of UK PubMed Central grant reporting tools and manuscript submission system
11.10 – 11.30 Refreshments
11.30 – 11.40 A researcher’s perspective – Dr Ingo Schiessl, Researcher and Lecturer of Neuroscience, University of Manchester
11.40 – 12.00 Demonstration of UK PubMed Central search, retrieval and other functions and tools
12.00 – 12.15 A funder’s perspective – Professor Doug Kell, Chief Executive, BBSRC
12.15 – 13.00 Lunch with demonstration and networking opportunities
RSVP by Monday 14 December 2009 to:

Paul Davey, UK PubMed Central Engagement Manager, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB

Email: (please mark any communication ‘UK PubMed Central Showcase’)

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