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Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 12:00am
The Neuroscience Information Framework


Topic: The Dataverse Network
Date/Time: November 27, 2012 – 11:00 am PDT (2:00 Eastern Time)
Presenter: Merce Crosas
  The Dataverse Network is an open-source repository for sharing, citing and analyzing research data developed at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS) at Harvard University. It provides a platform for replicating previous work and helping validate science. It generates a formal persistent data citation to allow referencing a data set (and its version) from a publication. Each Dataverse in a Dataverse Network is customized and managed by a researcher or research group, while the data sets are archived in a central repository. Harvard University currently hosts a Dataverse Network fo social science data and another one for astronomy data.