About Infofair 2006

InfoFair 2006: The Access Horizon

InfoFair is an annual event at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center with the goal of providing up-to-date information on computer applications, resources and services as well as a glimpse into the future of computers and computing in the health sciences.

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Morning Sessions

The Clifford C. Snyder, M.D. and Mary Snyder Lecturer: Donald A. B. Lindberg, M.D.

Meet the Experts Panel Discussion: Panelists include Donald A. B. Lindberg, Lisa Cannon-Albright, Ph.D., Howard Mann, M.D., and Wayne J. Peay with moderator Joyce A. Mitchell, Ph.D. Questions and input from the audience is encouraged.

Noon Exhibits

This year, InfoFair 2006 is hosting an exhibits and posters event from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the atrium on the 2nd floor of the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building. InfoFair participants can visit representatives from the University of Utah Office of Software Licensing and the University of Utah Bookstore. In addition a number of unique services and projects will be on display. Project directors and authors will be available to answer questions and promote their services.

Afternoon Sessions

Session I: Biomedical Informatics Faculty Projects

Session II: A Call to Change: Open Access Initiatives and the Movement to Transform Scholarly Communication
Presenters: Joyce Ogburn, Director, J. Willard Marriott Library and Valeri Craigle, Digital Initiatives, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library will present.

Session III: Susan Roberts leads a discussion and demonstration of Breeze Meeting: Online Communication for Many Needs.

Web Gallery

Plan to visit the Web Gallery: The Access Horizon website. The health sciences community is in need of permanent, reliable, stable and Internet-accessible repositories of relevant, peer-reviewed, full-text research. The Web Gallery offers links to the people and institutions that are driving the development of such resources. In addition, it also presents search results that highlight University of Utah authors who have published in open access journals.

The Clifford C. Snyder, M.D. and Mary Snyder Lectureship

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Dr. Clifford C. Snyder, Professor of Surgery, founded the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine in 1967 and served as chair of that division until 1985 when he was appointed Professor Emeritus of Surgery and Associate Dean of the School of Medicine. Throughout his career, Dr. Snyder has been an ardent supporter of the library. Dr. Snyder's endowment of The Clifford C. Snyder, M.D. and Mary Snyder Lectureship provides funding for the featured presentation at InfoFair.

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