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This slideshow supported the audience participation exercise that opened the invited speaker session with David Rothman and myself at MLA 2008 on Social Technologies.

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  • 1. Science as Conversation, Conversation as Science PF Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences Libraries, University of Michigan, pfa@umich.edu

2. Dialogue

  • Plato & Socrates

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Plato_Aristotle_della_Robbia_OPA_Florence.jpg 3. Early scientific literature

  • Early science journals preserved discussions
  • Stenographers transcribed discussion & debate

4. Research as conversation

  • Marshall-Gies Salivary Factor debate

William Gies 5. Scientific publication cycle

  • http://www.lib.washington.edu/subject/environment/imt220/pubcycle.jpg

6. Garrett Lisi

  • http://sifter.org/~aglisi/

7. Lisi blogs

  • http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/108

8. Lisis Theory of Everything

  • http://www.arxiv.org/pdf/0711.0770

9. Model of Lisia E8 figure 10. More about Garrett Lisi

  • http://www.slideshare.net/umhealthscienceslibraries/a-preliminary-forensic-exploration-of-a-scientific-social-technologies-success-the-garrett-lisi-story

11. Where is the scientific conversation now? 12. Where is the scientific conversation now? 13. Science Discourse & Scientific Memory

  • We have to map the archival pathways that constitute thescientific memory . Only then will we be able to develop strategies that meld with the ongoing practice of science, instead of just cleaning up its messes.
    • McCarthy, Gavan; Sherratt, Tim. Mapping Scientific Memory: understanding the role of record-keeping in scientific practice. Archives and Manuscripts2 4( 1 ) May 1996, < http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/pubs/articles/gjm/mapscimem.htm>

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21. Conversation now

  • How do:
    • social technologies facilitate conversations?
    • these conversations change the nature of science, research, the academy?
    • these conversations impact on libraries & archives?
    • we discover where the conversations are happening?
    • we become part of the important conversations?
    • we remember & preserve the conversation?
  • Where are we in the conversation?

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