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FORCE2016 - April 17-19, 2016

Posted by | Jun 9th 2015

The FORCE11 conference FORCE2016 will be held April 17-19, 2016 in Portland, Oregon, USA.  Watch the website for additional information. 


Achieving human and machine accessibility of cited data in scholarly publications

Posted by Stephanie Hagstrom | May 28th 2015 | Comment

We are excited that our paper, Achieving Human and Machine Accessibility of Cited Data in Scholarly Publications, has just been published and we are honored that it is ARTICLE #1 in the newly-...


Just Published - Basic Guidelines for Accesssible Data Citations

Posted May 28th 2015 | 1 Comment

We are excited that our paper, Achieving Human and Machine Accessibility of Cited Data in Scholarly Publications, has just been published and we are honored that it is ARTICLE #1 in the newly-...


Are the Crowds Really All That Wise? What the FORCE11 1k Challenge Taught us About Crowdreview

Posted by Tim Clark | May 2nd 2015 | 6 Comments

COMMENT BELOW At the 2015 Force11 conference a 1k challenge was run, inviting proposals for radically improving scholarly communication. Force11 members were then invited to vote for the best...


BioSharing Survey: Help prioritize improvements to BioSharing capabilities

Posted by Anita de Waard | May 2nd 2015

Dear Force11 members, BioSharing works to map the landscape of community developed content standards in the life sciences, to ensure these are informative and discoverable, monitoring their (i)...


Call for Feedback: 'How to Measure the Impact of Research Data'.

Posted by Allyson Lister | May 2nd 2015

We are currently seeking comments on the draft guide, 'How to Measure the Impact of Research Data'. The abstract for the guide is as follows: "This guide will help you to measure the impact of...


FORCE2015 Videos and slides

Posted by Alex Ball | Mar 30th 2015

See the FORCE2015 Videos and slides at River Valley Technologies, Zeeba TV.   Our thanks to our sponsors who made the live streaming available. Oxford University Press River Valley Technologies


Does the Force11 1K Challenge need to be fixed?

Posted Mar 20th 2015

The FORCE2015 1K challenge had funding for (3) awards.  However, at this time we are only awarding (1) award and need the community feedback on the other (2) awards.   The three submissions that...


Shake-up for system of credit in scholarly communication

Posted Mar 18th 2015 | 2 Comments

The Wellcome Trust and Digital Science have introduced a 'contributor role taxonomy' to provide a high-level classification of the roles performed by individuals in the work leading to published...