Random Walks on Career Paths with Melanie Loots

All are invited to join Women@NCSA on Wednesday, March 7, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in NCSA room 1040 for a talk by Melanie Loots.

The former NCSA Senior Associate Director now serves as the Executive Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at Illinois.Melanie will share the story of her career and offer career advice from the lessons she’s learned. Drinks and refreshments will be provided.

Scholarly Commons Interest Groups 2/9

Scholarly Communications Interest Group

Friday, February 9, 12-1pm, 106 Main Library

“A Boon or a Trap?: ResearchGate, Academia.edu, SciHub, and for-profit “free” platforms for sharing research”

Join us for a brownbag discussion

Here are some recent articles that will inform our discussion:




Second NCSA Faculty Fellows meeting Friday, Jan. 26

NCSA will host an Idea Acceleration Workshop on Friday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m.-noon in the NCSA atrium for Illinois faculty members and researchers interested in becoming a 2018-2019 Faculty Fellow. This speed matchmaking event will help potential fellowship applicants find NCSA staff and other researchers with whom to collaborate and build successful proposals.

For more information visit the NCSA website.

Human Subjects Research Conference – Nov. 10

The first annual Human Subjects Research Conference is being hosted at Illinois on November 10.

This inaugural conference will inform the research community of all considerations during the IRB process and will provide discussions between researchers, administrators, and community partners.

To view the agenda and register, visit https://oprs.research.illinois.edu/human-subjects-research-conference

Tech Services and AITS Database Administrative Services Partner

AITS and Technology Services are partnering to provide Database Administrative services (DBA). The joint DBA team will be able to serve the University community and expand their service offerings. By partnering, Tech Services and AITS will have more support resources for customers, and will be able to improve their offerings.

If you need assistance with database services, you can still contact support the way you previously have, but you may end up talking to some new people.

For questions contact Chris Newman.


Academic Integrity Tools Discussion – Oct, 11 at 3:30 p.m in 428 Armory

IGET’s first meeting of the year will focus on academic integrity tools. Speakers from College of Business, CITL and ATLAS will discuss the Academic Integrity Module, ProctorU and the Identity Verification System, respectively.

IGET is a community of education technology professionals from across campus (and beyond) who share knowledge and experiences. All are welcome.