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Data in the humanities and variations on open data
Nickoal Eichmann-Kalwara, Mississippi State University
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Research Data Management: An Introduction
Training materials for 'Research Data Management: an introduction', session 1 of the RDM Support basic training course for information specialists.
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State of Open Data 2016
Today, Figshare released the results of its global survey of 2,000 researchers in a report that assesses the global landscape around open data and sharing practices.
“The State of Open Data” – Figshare’s report and survey finds 80% of researchers value data citation as much as, or more than article citation.Today, Figshare released the results of its global survey of 2,000 researchers in a report that assesses the global landscape around open data and sharing practices.
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How open science helps researchers succeed
Open access, open data, open source, and other open scholarship practices are growing in popularity and necessity. However, widespread adoption of these practices has not yet been achieved. One reason is that researchers are uncertain about how sharing their work will affect their careers. We review literature demonstrating that open research is associated with increases in citations, media attention, potential collaborators, job opportunities, and funding opportunities. These findings are evidence that open research practices bring significant benefits to researchers relative to more traditional closed practices.
Research Data Management: Getting Started
A collection of presentations and teaching materials for getting started with research data management.
Describing data and the benefit of making data open and available
Richard Ferrers, Monash University
The rise of digital humanities and the visualisation of data
Simon Musgrave, Monash University
The value of a DOI and an open platform for sharing data
Tom Whyntie, Queen Mary University of London
State of Open Data 2017
Figshare's annual report, looks at global attitudes towards open data.