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1. Meeting the Challenge of "The New Biology" for College Libraries and Librarians in the Post-genomic era CNIF27 Frederick Stoss
American Chemical Society National Meeting
This One is Just Right! Information Resources for Small CollegesDivision of Chemical Information
March 26, 2007
2. Abstract Sequencing the Human Genome was one of the greatest scientific achievements in history. The results unleashed a wave of research in molecular and structural biology giving rise to "The New Biology" of genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, systems biology. Research universities have larger budgets than colleges to support libraries addressing these new endeavors. Four-year liberal arts colleges often serve as academic incubators for incoming cohorts of students into Masters and Doctoral programs at larger universities and must adequately prepare these undergraduates. This presentation provides insights for college librarians to access the new generation of genomic databases, describes development of essential monograph and journal particularly among the life, physical, and computational sciences. collections, addresses reference services and librarian expertise in these subjects, and describes roles college librarians can play in innovative librarian-faculty collaborations. The later aspect of this presentation will outline various strategies for library and librarian outreach to college faculties and students, particularly among the life, physical, and computational sciences.
3. Digging Deeper into The New Biology
4. Chemistry + Biology = The New Biology
5. It Starts with DNA The Molecule of Life