Category Archives: Data

Research Data Curation Bibliography

Digital Scholarship has released Research Data Curation Bibliography. It includes “selected English-language articles and technical reports that are useful in understanding the curation of digital research data in academic and other research institutions”. Click here for more information. Advertisements

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The Five Stars of Online Journal Articles

From D-Lib Magazine– David Shotton proposes “five factors — peer review, open access, enriched content, available datasets and machine-readable metadata — as the Five Stars of Online Journal Articles, a constellation of five independent criteria within a multi-dimensional publishing universe … Continue reading

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Statistics Canada to make all online data free

Embassy is reporting that Statscan will make all its “online products, including the census, socioeconomic and geographic data” free to the public starting February 2012.  Click here to see report.

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Communicating Science & Engineering Data in the Information Age

Communicating Science & Engineering Data in the Information Age is a report that includes recommendations to the National Center for Science & Engineering Statistics (NCSES) in order to improve their dissemination program and data user engagement.  Click here for the … Continue reading

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E-Science & Academic Libraries Bibliography

Digital Scholarship has released the E-Science & Academic Libraries Bibliography with resources useful in understanding the broad role of academic libraries in e-science efforts. Although the scope is narrow (click here for more information), most sources were published from 2007 … Continue reading

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New Online Course in Research Data (Free!)

Based out of University of Edinburgh, the Research Data Management Training (or MANTRA) project has produced “an open online training course to help disseminate good practice in research data management.” It includes video clips and practical exercises in handling data … Continue reading

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Citation and Peer Review of Data: Moving Towards Formal Data Publication

Recently published in International Journal of Digital Curation, this paper by Lawrence et al “discusses many of the issues associated with formally publishing data in academia, focusing primarily on the structures that need to be put in place for peer … Continue reading

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