Forgot to mention this at the time of publication (early September) – a post I wrote for the LSE Impact blog on the DCC and SPARC Europe’s analysis of national Open Data and Open Science policies in Europe.
If we’ve missed any, do get in touch.
Here’s an unusual RDM problem…
Yet another thing to consider when writing your next data management plan…
A little light relief, which never hurts… (courtesy of the peerless McSweeney’s)
Here’s a nice paper from Rebecca Grant at the Digital Repository of Ireland, entitled “Identifying HSS Research Data for Preservation: A Snapshot of Current Policy and Guidelines”.
My paper on policy and guidelines for HSS research data preservation is now available! https://t.co/CNPkmMDVKp
— Beck (@Beck_Grant) January 7, 2016
It cites a paper I co-authored with Marieke Guy and Laura Molloy a few years back, on the challenges of defining research data in creative arts environments.
As it happens, I was invited to speak about this topic at an event in Warsaw towards the end of last year. The presentations were recorded, so I’ll add a link to this post whenever mine emerges.
(Update: here’s the video)
De Gruyter asked me to write a post for their Open Science blog about the Horizon 2020 open data pilot, specifically how it might affect the social sciences.
— De Gruyter Open (@DeGruyterOpen) October 1, 2015
This (via the ever-wonderful http://www.informationisbeautiful.net) is just brilliant: a taxonomy of London’s achingly cool coffee shop handles.