Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Data Sharing... means making your data understandable and usable for others

Just wanted to point this article on data preservation, sharing and organization that (ironically) came out on this week's Nature...

ResearchBlogging.orgNelson, B. (2009). Data sharing: Empty archives Nature, 461 (7261), 160-163 DOI: 10.1038/461160a

...and a section on Prepublication data sharing by the "Toronto International Data Release Workshop Authors"...

ResearchBlogging.orgToronto International Data Release Workshop Authors (2009). Prepublication data sharing Nature, 461 (7261), 168-170 DOI: 10.1038/461168a

...and on Postpublication data and tool sharing by a huge group of people leaded by Paul Schofield.

ResearchBlogging.orgSchofield, P., Bubela, T., Weaver, T., Portilla, L., Brown, S., Hancock, J., Einhorn, D., Tocchini-Valentini, G., Hrabe de Angelis, M., & Rosenthal, N. (2009). Post-publication sharing of data and tools Nature, 461 (7261), 171-173 DOI: 10.1038/461171a