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Category Archives: News
Love Your Data 2017 Raffle #WhyILYD17 Raffle! This year’s Love Your Data week is Feb. 13 – 17, 2017, and Facet Publishing is donating titles from their research data management series, which will be raffled off during the week. To … Continue reading
This is Love Your Data week, and each day we’ll be sharing a post about one or more fundamental data management practices that you can use. Part 5 of 5 (parts 1, 2, 3, 4) GOOD PRACTICE While best practices for sharing … Continue reading
This is ‘Love Your Data‘ week, and each day we’ll be sharing a post about one or more fundamental data management practices that you can use. Part 3 of 5. Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 (Click on picture … Continue reading
What is ORCID? The Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) is a permanent digital identification number associated with a given researcher. This identifier enables you to create an openly accessible profile for yourself that can be associated with and linked … Continue reading
From the HLIB-NW email list: Recording Available: NCBI and the NIH Public Access Policy On March 5, NCBI hosted a full-to-capacity webinar outlining the NIH Public Access Policy, NIHMS and PubMed Central (PMC) submissions, creating My NCBI accounts, use of … Continue reading
This post is part of a series on future-proofing your work (part 1, part 2). Today’s topic is annotating your work files. Short version: Write a script to annotate your data files in your preferred data analysis program (SPSS and … Continue reading
This is the second post in a series on future-proofing your work (part 1, part 3). Today’s topic is making a choice when clicking through the “Save As…” box in whatever program you use to do your work. It pays … Continue reading
This post introduces a series about ensuring that files for your projects will be usable in the future. Part 2 is on saving files for the future. Part 3 is on annotating statistics scripts and using data “codebooks.” Perhaps everyone in the … Continue reading
Many faculty members around the world — about 2900 as of this moment — have in the past few days signed a pledge to boycott Elsevier, a major commercial academic publisher. The list of signatories to date is impressive and … Continue reading