Tag Archives: research data

Digital Science released new report on falsifiability and reproducibility in scientific research

(11 Sep 2019) Digital Science’s new report addresses three areas including appropriate documentation and sharing of research data, clear analysis and processes, and the sharing of code. Making Science Better: Reproducibility, Falsifiability and the Scientific Method looks at the current state of reproducibility in 2019, as well as the importance of falsifiability in the research process. The […]


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Research article: Lost or found? Discovering data needed for research

(submitted 1 Sep 2019)  Abstract: Finding or discovering data is a necessary precursor to being able to reuse data, although relatively little large-scale empirical evidence exists about how researchers discover, make sense of and (re)use data for research. This study presents evidence from the largest known survey investigating how researchers discover and use data that […]


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Research article: the Australian Research Data Commons

(5 Sep 2019) Abstract: A research data commons can provide researchers with the data and resources necessary to conduct world class research. More than this, a research data commons can be transformational in facilitating change in the way research is conducted, in terms of both research culture and the availability of research data and analytical tools. This […]


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Research data should be available long-term…but who is going to pay?

(7 September 2018) There is now a broad consensus that sharing and preserving data makes research more efficient, reproducible and potentially innovative. As such, most funding bodies now require research data to be stored, preserved, and made available long-term. But who is going to pay for this to happen? Marta Teperek and Alastair Dunning outline […]


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Australian Catholic University hiring Senior Librarian (Research Data and Infrastructure)

(29 August 2018) As the Senior Librarian (Research Data and Infrastructure) you will contribute to the delivery of research services to ACU’s researchers and to Library staff by: managing and developing the institutional repository, ACU Research Bank, and potentially other repository platforms, supervising a small team located on multiple campuses; ensuring repository data integrity and […]


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Research Data Support pilot for Wellcome-funded researchers

The Wellcome Trust is partnering with Springer Nature on a pilot to help researchers make their research datasets more findable and accessible. (12 July 2018) Any researcher with funding from the Wellcome Trust, a global biomedical research charity that supports thousands of researchers, can receive more support to practice open research as a part of […]


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Clarivate Analytics Invites Applications for 2018 Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis

Global award of US$25k to identify and recognize innovative research utilizing citation data (4 June 2018, Philadelphia) Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to enable researchers to accelerate discovery, invites researchers to apply for the Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis. Launched in 2017, in memory of Dr. […]


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Announcing the new British Library Research Data Strategy

(25 August 2017) With the support of a Research Data Strategy since 2010, the Library has been active in services for research data for a number of years. This work has included European-funded projects such as ODE, ODIN and THOR; Providing the DataCite UK service and involvement in other activities such as data discovery and […]


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Dash receives Sautter Award for Innovation in Information Tech

(17 August 2017) For the second year in a row, a California Digital Library service has captured a Larry L. Sautter Award for Innovation in Information Technology. This year the silver Sautter award went to the Dash team for its user-friendly platform for managing, archiving and sharing research data. Dash is an open source, community driven project that […]


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NTU hiring Assistant Director – Scholarly Communication Group

(3 April 2017) Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Libraries invites applications for the position of Assistant Director,  Scholarly Communication Group. The successful candidate will provide leadership and guidance in the development, design and implementation of novel and sustainable research data management services for NTU researchers. These services shall facilitate NTU researchers throughout various stages of their […]


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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 […]


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New issue brief by Neil Rambo explores research data management

(23 October 2015) Neil Rambo, director of the Health Sciences Library at NYU Langone Medical Center, describes the development of data management services at his library for the Ithaka  issue brief series. Research Data Management: Roles for Libraries is his account of how NYU’s Health Sciences Library established this relatively new service and the challenges […]


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RCUK seeks feedback on good practice guidelines for open research data

(17 August 2015) Research Councils UK (RCUK), on behalf of the UK Open Research Data Forum, has today (17 August 2015) published a draft Concordat on Open Research Data, which sets out expectations of good practice in publishing research data openly. The Concordat aims to help ensure that research data gathered and generated by members […]


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Turning research questions into computational queries: outputs from the ‘Enabling Complex Analysis of Large Scale Digital Collections’ project

(3 July 2015) ‘Enabling Complex Analysis of Large Scale Digital Collections’, a project funded by the Jisc Research Data Spring, empowers researchers to turn their research questions into computational queries and gathers social and technical requirements for infrastructures and services that allow computational exploration of big humanities data. Melissa Terras, Professor of Digital Humanities at […]


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Vacancy at the University of Melbourne: Research Data Curator

(27 January 2015) The University of Melbourne is advertising for a Research Data Curator to work within the Research group at Research & Collections (University Library). Closing date is 31 February 2015. The dpconline website has the details including how to apply.  


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