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Naming on the Web: What scholars should want, and what they can have

Posted by | Sep 11th 2015 | Comment

By: Henry S. Thompson, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh - OAI 8, Geneva - 19 Jun 2013

The Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) Journal

Posted by Stephanie Hagstrom | Sep 8th 2015

The Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal publishes all outputs of the research cycle, including: project proposals, data, methods, workflows, software, project reports and research articles...

Many Psychology Findings Not as strong as Claimed, Study Says

Posted by Carole Goble | Aug 28th 2015 | Comment

by Benedict Carey  The past several years have been bruising ones for the credibility of the social sciences.  A star social psychologist was caught fabricating data, leading to more than 50...

2:AM Altmetrics Conference, 7-8 Oct 2015 (Amsterdam)

Posted by Stephanie Hagstrom | Aug 26th 2015 | Comment

Announcing the 2nd Altmetrics Conference: Amsterdam   To follow the successful first annual altmetrics conference, 1:AM (London), 2:AM will be held in Amsterdam on October 7-8th 2015.  Join us at...

RDA - Preservation e-Infrastructure and the Data in Context Interest Group

Posted by Jennifer Lin | Aug 18th 2015

Deadline:  August 28, 2015 Dear Colleagues, The Preservation e-Infrastructure and the Data in Context Interest Groups of the Research Data Alliance are working on a project to document metadata...

International Series of Workshops to Implement Data Citation Principles

Posted Aug 18th 2015

CODATA-ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation Standards and Practices is organising a series of workshops in participating countries.  The objective is to promote the implementation of data citation...

Big Data, Little Data, No Data

Posted by Stephanie Hagstrom | Aug 13th 2015 | Comment

Big Data, Little Data, No Data Scholarship in the Networked World  By Christine L. Borgman Overview “Big Data” is on the covers of Science, Nature, the ...

The Secret VIVO of Attribution

Posted Aug 12th 2015 | 4 Comments

The structure and composition of the typical scholarly team is changing and professionals from a diverse array of backgrounds are now contributing, often in ways that cannot be quantified through...

FORCE11: Building the Future for Research Communications and e-Scholarship

Posted by Melissa Haendel | Aug 11th 2015 | Comment

Visit any science library: Where once you would have seen racks and racks full of journals, you now see empty space. This is not evidence of decline. As we celebrate the 350th anniversary of the...

Making Data Count

Posted by Maryann Martone | Aug 11th 2015

Scientific Data 2, Article number: 150039 (2015)  ​doi:10.1038/sdata.2015.39 Received  07 April 2015 Accepted  10 July 2015 Published online  04 August...