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Amongst the many writings, now on a daily basis, about research data management comes this from Digital Science. In particular I noticed their research report that asks questions such as “do discovery layers increase usage?” (the answer is “generally, yes, … Continue reading

Amongst the many writings, now on a daily basis, about research data management comes this from Digital Science.

In particular I noticed their research report that asks questions such as “do discovery layers increase usage?” (the answer is “generally, yes, but…”) and “what keeps researchers awake at night?” (including increasing competition for faculty positions and mandates to make research output open and freely available).

A very thoughtful presentation and report, and a publication series that’s worth following!

Good summary here¬†concerning web-scale discovery services and the growing need for standards in this rapidly evolving market. Three relevant organizations are mentioned in this context: ODI (Open Discovery Initiative); NISO (National Information Standards Organization), and NFAIS (National Federation of Advanced … Continue reading

Good summary here concerning web-scale discovery services and the growing need for standards in this rapidly evolving market. Three relevant organizations are mentioned in this context: ODI (Open Discovery Initiative); NISO (National Information Standards Organization), and NFAIS (National Federation of Advanced Information Services).