Data Collections

Copyright Clearance Center announces enhancements to RightFind® XML for mining

(15 February 2017, Danvers, Mass.)  Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces enhancements to its cloud-based RightFind® XML for Mining software solution, which empowers organizations using text mining to glean important insights from vast amounts of scientific, technical, and medical (STM) content. RightFind XML for Mining […]

February 17, 2017 - 3:45 pm
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ACS Publications to join Copyright Clearance Center’s RightFind® XML for mining solution

(10 February 2017, Danvers, Mass.)  Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), which creates global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces that the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, is participating in RightFind® XML for Mining, CCC’s cloud-based solution for obtaining content and rights for commercial text […]

February 12, 2017 - 12:32 pm
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Host sought for the international Research Data Alliance community’s meeting in early 2018

(23 January 2017) The Research Data Alliance (RDA) Council is seeking proposals from organisations or countries interested in hosting the 11th RDA Plenary meeting in early 2018 (from late February to early April). The Research Data Alliance (RDA) brings together a diverse community of data scientists, librarians, computer scientists, and domain scientists coming from both […]

January 25, 2017 - 1:18 am
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Results of the COAR survey on research data management

(24 January 2017) Research data management is wide ranging and there are already many organizations active in this area. In December 2016, COAR conducted a survey in order to get a better understanding of the needs of our members in the area of research data management. There were 43 responses to the survey from around […]

January 25, 2017 - 1:09 am
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Panelists discuss open access publishing in the global south for OASPA webinar

(16 December 2016) Xin Bi (Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University/DOAJ), Ina Smith (Academy of Science of South Africa), and Abel Packer (SciELO) recently joined OASPA for a webinar to discuss Open Access Publishing in the Global South. Lars Bjørnshauge (DOAJ) chaired the discussion. The Copyright Clearance Center hosted the webinar. Leyla Williams, Events and Communications Coordinator at […]

December 18, 2016 - 5:44 pm
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Figshare has new partnership with Springer Nature to make research more accessible

(15 December 2016) Figshare has announced a new partnership with Springer Nature to support BioMed Central and SpringerOpen authors who wish to openly share their supplementary data. Figshare is  now hosting additional files from more than 300 BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journals. This new service to authors and readers will: Improve the online display of […]

December 17, 2016 - 4:24 pm
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Australia’s first national action plan submitted

(7 December 2016) The Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann, today announced the finalisation of Australia’s first National Action Plan. The Plan contains 15 ambitious commitments focused on: transparency and accountability in business; open data and digital transformation; access to government information; integrity in the public sector; and public participation and engagement. The […]

December 10, 2016 - 7:14 am
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Over 600 Springer Nature journals commit to new data sharing policies

(6 December 2016, London) More than 600 journals across Nature Research, Springer, BioMed Central and Palgrave Macmillan have committed to encouraging good practice in the sharing and archiving and citation of research data by adopting new Springer Nature research data policies. The text of the policies has today been made available under a Creative Commons […]

December 8, 2016 - 3:30 pm
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Digital Science releases GRID under CC0 license

(5 December 2016) The Global Research Identifier Database (GRID) dataset will be made available under a CC0 license allowing users to make full use of the database releases with no need for attribution. The CC0 license means that others may freely build upon, enhance and reuse GRID data for any purposes, without restriction under copyright […]

December 6, 2016 - 9:15 pm
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Wiley launches new Spectra Lab applications to help scientists manage analytical data

(2 December 2016) Wiley today announced the launch of Wiley Spectra Lab Desktop edition and Wiley Spectra Lab Server edition, providing flexible options, enhanced features, and essential tools for any organization managing analytical data. In addition to providing access to the world’s largest collection of 2.3 million curated reference spectra, the Desktop edition allows scientists to […]

December 3, 2016 - 11:08 am
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WDS and DSA announce Unified Requirements for Core Certification of Trustworthy Data Repositories

(24 November 2016) The ICSU World Data System (WDS) and the Data Seal of Approval (DSA) Board are pleased to announce the availability of their unified Requirements for Core Trustworthy Data Repository certification. A unified catalogue of requirements was developed through a DSA–WDS partnership Working Group within the Research Data Alliance (RDA). The group built […]

November 25, 2016 - 4:08 pm
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Singapore incorporates video in health care education with Binumi

(15 November 2016) Medical schools are setting the pace for wireless video technology applications in the classroom, hospital wards and operating theatres. And helping them to succeed is Binumi. Medical students at Nanyang Technological University’s Lee Kong Chian School Of Medicine are using Binumi in their workflow, capturing, editing, and archiving footage which once was […]

November 15, 2016 - 8:12 am
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650 sound recordings of the Historical Recordings Collection (Rekion) are newly available online

On November 10 2016, the National Diet Library, Japan, made approximately 650 sound recordings of the Historical Recordings Collection (Rekion) available for streaming online. They include works composed by Kosaku Yamada, Kiyoshi Nobutoki and Gento Uehara. Their copyrights have expired this year. The full announcement is here.

November 10, 2016 - 8:56 pm
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Data Availability and Use. Draft report

This draft report was released on 3 November 2016. You are invited to examine the draft report and to make written submissions by Monday 12 December 2016. The final report is expected to be handed to the Australian Government in March 2017. Australia’s New Data Framework puts Consumers in Control The Productivity Commission is recommending […]

November 8, 2016 - 5:01 pm
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Outlook report highlights data monetization as the number-one growth opportunity in 2017

(6 October 2016, Burlingame, CA and London, UK)  From individualized medical treatment to targeted mobile ad buys, the burgeoning number of applications for machine driven data analytics solutions offer a revenue goldmine for the $1.5 trillion information industry, according to Outsell, Inc. Today, the research and advisory firm released its Information Industry Outlook 2017 report, […]

October 11, 2016 - 7:33 am
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