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Changing the scientific value system, one CV at a time

Posted Mar 2nd 2015 | 2 Comments

Some of you may have heard of the new biosketch format at NIH, that will be eventually implemented as part of a pan-US funding agency biosketch system, ScienCV. The new biosketch has received a lot...

DataONE Webinar Series

Posted by Melissa Haendel | Feb 23rd 2015 | Comment

Dear Community We are pleased to open registration for the second event in the DataONE Webinar Series ( focussed on open science, the role of the data lifecycle, and...

Research Resource Identification Initiative (RRID)

Posted Feb 3rd 2015

Reproducibility is one of the holy grails of effective, open biomedical literature.

Are we ready to define the scholarly commons?: Thoughts on FORCE2015

Posted Jan 17th 2015 | Comment

Just back from FORCE2015 in Oxford.  Note to self:  never organize a conference right after the holidays!  Many thanks to all of the people who worked so hard to make it happen;  it was a great...


Posted by Maryann Martone | Jan 7th 2015 | Comment

FORCE2015 Conference Live Streaming Video Instructions The FORCE2015 conference will provide live streaming video of the main sessions on Monday January 11 and Tuesday January 12 starting at 08:00...

FORCE2015 Conference Results

Posted Jan 5th 2015

The FORCE2015 Conference starts next week, check out the agenda

NIH BD2K Initiative Research Education - Deadline 03/17/2015

Posted Jan 5th 2015 | Comment

The NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) program is pleased to announce two new Funding Opportunities have been released for FY15 funding.   Please share with interested colleagues. Dr. Valerie...

Frameworks for Community Based Standards Workshop

Posted Dec 4th 2014 | Comment

Greetings Everyone,   We would like to invite all of you to review a report generated as a result of the NIH BD2K workshop "Frameworks for Community-based Standards Efforts", held last year....

Creating Value with Identifiers in the Open Data World

Posted Nov 3rd 2014 | Comment

Thomson Reuters have published a rather interesting 'white paper' on 'Creating Value with Identifiers in an Open Data World':