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Thomson Reuters and Discovery Logic:  Tools for Measuring the Impact of
Research Funding Decisions and Providing Quantitative Foundations for
Science Policy What does your agency know about the effectiveness of the
research programs that it funds * and how is this represented to the
public?  Are you interested in preserving scientific integrity, tracking
research outcomes, and analyzing research trends using data-driven
research performance indicators?                 Join Thomson Reuters,
producer of ISI Web of Science the world*s leading source of intelligent
information, and our partner, Discovery Logic, a leading provider of
scientific and technical intelligence, productivity and portfolio
management systems, as we present -    Tools for Measuring the Impact of
Research Funding Decisions and Providing Quantitative Foundations for
Science Policy Tuesday, November 10th, 2009Library of Congress, Madison
BuildingNational Digital Library Learning Center (NDLLC), off the main
lobby in the Madison Bldg. 9:30AM to 12:30 PM Address: 100 Independence
Ave, SE, Washington, DC, Metro stop is Capitol South, Orange/Blue lines.
              AGENDA: 9:30-10:00 * Registration and continental
breakfast 10:00 * 10:15 * Introduction and overview of Thomson Reuters
Healthcare and Science  10:20 * 10:45 * Overview of ScienceWire* *
Discovery Logic*s data visualization and database infrastructure
comprised of multiple scientific data sources interlinked to provide
real-time information on scientific funding, productivity, and impact. 
The ScienceWire platform maps research performance by revealing
relationships between projects, people and ideas through analysis of
seemingly unrelated data * the results of which assist Government
agencies in making informed R&D decisions. 10:50- 11:20 * Demonstration
of the ScienceWire* Grant Portfolio Management System. ScienceWire helps
Agencies, nonprofit and academic organizations correlate research
funding with resulting public health outcomes by automating the linkage
between research grants and quantitative output and outcome indicators
(including publications and citations), and provides analytic tools for
evaluation of research grant portfolios.  11:25-12:00 * Overview of
Discovery Logic*s Analytics Group * A presentation of the latest
research and evaluation projects performed using the ScienceWire
platform, addressing such questions as program evaluation, applicant and
workforce demographics, program impact, person- and organization
based-networks, and trend analysis.  12:00- 12:30 Closing and networking
lunch Registration: E-Mail Jim Oliver, [log in to unmask], to register. Please
forward to colleagues who may have an interest in the presentation
content. For information about ThomsonReuters Scientific/ ISI services,
contact the below:Tom Love
Strategic Account Manager, Government MarketHealthcare & ScienceThomson
ReutersMobile:  +1-484-343-0918Office:   +1-215-243-1804Fax:      
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 See you on November 10th!!Jim  James W. Oliver
FEDLINK Vendor Services Coordinator
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540-4935
V-(202)707-4960, F-(202)707-4955
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http://www.loc.gov/flicc