science as conversation, conversation as science
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DESCRIPTIONThis slideshow supported the audience participation exercise that opened the invited speaker session with David Rothman and myself at MLA 2008 on Social Technologies.
- 1. Science as Conversation, Conversation as Science PF Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences Libraries, University of Michigan, firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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
6. Garrett Lisi
7. Lisi blogs
8. Lisis Theory of Everything
9. Model of Lisia E8 figure 10. More about Garrett Lisi
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?