Leveraging Data Communities to Advance Open Science | Ithaka S+R

“We are excited to announce that Ithaka S+R has been awarded grant funding from the National Science Foundation to support the development of infrastructures for data sharing within data communities in collaboration with the Data Curation Network.  “Leveraging Data Communities to Advance Open Science,” will bring together scientists and information technology professionals for focused discussions about initiating and sustaining data communities….”

DCN Responds to Publishers’ Repository Section Criteria or Features – Data Curation Network

“The Data Curation Network has co-signed a statement by COAR that provided a response to “Data Repository Selection: Criteria that Matter,” a set of criteria or features proposed by a group of journals, journal publishers and scholarly communication organisations.

We recognize that determining or recommending where data should be archived is a challenge for researchers, librarians, publishers, and others in the scholarly communications ecosystem, and we appreciate the author’s efforts to establish a mechanism in which to do this. But, we ultimately feel that the set of criteria presented oversimplifies the decision making process for publishing and archiving research data. …”

DCN Responds to Publishers’ Repository Section Criteria or Features – Data Curation Network

“The Data Curation Network has co-signed a statement by COAR that provided a response to “Data Repository Selection: Criteria that Matter,” a set of criteria or features proposed by a group of journals, journal publishers and scholarly communication organisations.

We recognize that determining or recommending where data should be archived is a challenge for researchers, librarians, publishers, and others in the scholarly communications ecosystem, and we appreciate the author’s efforts to establish a mechanism in which to do this. But, we ultimately feel that the set of criteria presented oversimplifies the decision making process for publishing and archiving research data. …”