eXplore Chemical Information Teaching Resources

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Dec 4, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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Ira Fresen,

Gregor Zimmermann,
René
Deplanque

-


FIZ CHEMIE

IUPAC 46th General Assembly 2011

eXplore

C
hemical Information Teaching Resources

large variety of available data sources

increasing amount of data

many different searching tools and user interfaces

resources for teaching materials are widely scattered

chemical information in Germany:


neglected


no textbooks


barely part of chemistry education

Chemical Information Today


2004:

first idea off an interdivisional workshop between the
CIC



Division of the GDCh and the
CINF

Division of the ACS



2005:

first CIC
-
CINFworkshop

, formation of the CIC
-
CINF


Collaborative Working Group, definition of common interests



2006:

MISSION STATEMENT:


“The mission of the CIC
-
CINF Collaborative Working Group


is to foster a transnational dialogue to develop a shared


approach for the access, exchange and management of


chemical information.”



principle aim


“build a center for chemical information teaching resources for
educators and instructors”

The Beginning


repository for deposition and communication


bundling of globally distributed teaching material


hub in which the international
chemical information
community can come together
to share, debate and reach
consensus on teaching issues


used as general teaching aid

Goals

1.
Web 2.0 features

2.
free use, open to all interested parties

3.
easily available, applicable to advance scientific discovery and
innovation

4.
material adaption to individual needs (CC
-
licenses)

5.
criteria and procedures for quality assurance

6.
archiving function

7.
target groups: instructors, librarians, chemistry professors,
information specialists, students, technical writers

Parameters for Development


2007:

elaboration of the theoretical bases of the planned repository,

creation of a metadata scheme, concept for content classification in

chemical information, finding a repository name



2008:

beginning of technical support at FIZ CHEMIE



2008
-
2009:

technical tests with diverse CMS systems and archiving


software



2009
-
2010:

development of XCITR repository based on CMS
Drupal



2010:

launch at the 6. GCC Meeting (Goslar, Germany), November


XCITR open to the public



2011:

presentation at the ACS meeting in Anaheim, March



Work Together

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What is the Result?

repository for
exploring

and
sharing

chemical information
teaching

resources


collaborative project
between the
CIC

division of the GDCh
and the
CINF

division
of the ACS


hosted by FIZ CHEMIE

http://www.xcitr.org

Content map

Top 5 content

Search

New content

Overview

Metadata

Title

Document

Submission Example

XCITR as Publishing Platform

Editorial board

Author

User

Upload

Review

Publication

Modification

XCITR as Content Base

XCITR as Link Collection

Content from:

Editorial board

User

Linking

Review

Publication

rating, comments

calendar

discussion forum

author contact

XCITR as
Communication Platform


quality assurance by six
-
member editorial board



flexible metadata scheme tailored to chemical information



freely selectable license agreements

possible file formats:


MS Office files (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and
PDF


embedded videos (YouTube, MEGAVIDEO)


slideshows (
SlideShare
)


under development: embedded websites, direct
upload of videos, etc.

Features and Formats

CMS:
Drupal

(
http://www.drupal.org/
)


Layout:Artisteer

(
http
://www.artisteer.com/
)


User
statistics:Piwik

(
http://www.piwik.org/
)


automated publication workflow


facetted search and content map


individual workspaces


keyword linking


role based functions and web site look

Technical Features

short objects => melting point handout


anything that helps teaching chemical information

Types of Material

complex objects => complete lecture on how to cite

XCITR Members:

Editorial board:

Grace

Baysinger

(Stanford University)


Martin

Braendle

(ETH Zürich)


Gregor

Fels

(University of Paderborn)


Guenter

Grethe


Oliver

Koepler

(TIB Hannover)


Andrea

Twiss
-
Brooks

(University of Chicago)


Development:

Ira

Fresen

(FIZ CHEMIE)

Gregor

Zimmermann

(FIZ CHEMIE)

Project coordinator:

René Deplanque (FIZ CHEMIE)

Ira Fresen (FIZ CHEMIE)

Guenther
Grethe

Gregory

Banik

(Bio
-
Rad Laboratories)

Rajarshi

Guha

(NIH Chemical Genomics Center)

Chuck

Huber

(University of California, Santa Barbara)

Svetlana

Korolev

(University of Wisconsin)

Dave

Martinsen

(ACS Publications)

Carmen

Nitsche

(
Accelrys
, Inc.)

Frank

Oellien

(
Intervet

Innovation GmbH)

Irina

Sens

(TIB Hannover)

Achim

Zielesny

(University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen)

Members:

extending to other disciplines like
chemoinformatics
,
bioinformatics, computational chemistry


further technical developments (e.g. semantic tools)


more features and functions


value enhancement through more submissions


more advertising activities


more submitters and users

Outlook

Have a look at XCITR

Tell your colleagues

Use XCITR material

Become an author

Final

Questions

Thank you for your attention