Author: Elizabeth Hull

How do researchers pay for data publishing? Results of a recent submitter survey

As a non-profit repository dependent on support from members and users, Dryad is greatly concerned with the economics and sustainability of data services. Our business model is built around Data Publishing Charges (DPCs), designed to recover the basic costs of curating and preserving data. Dryad DPCs can be covered in 3 ways: The DPC is waived if the […]

Making open data useful: A drug safety case study

We’re pleased to present a guest post from data scientist Juan M. Banda, the lead author of an important, newly-available resource for drug safety research. Here, Juan shares some of the context behind the data descriptor in Scientific Data and associated data package in Dryad. – EH _____ As I sit in a room full of over […]

Sci-Hub stories: Digging into the downloads

The following is a guest post from science journalist John Bohannon. We asked him to give us some background on his recent dataset in Dryad and the analysis of that data in Science. What stories will you find in the data? – EH _______ Sci-Hub is the world’s largest repository of pirated journal articles. We will probably […]

2015 stats roundup

While gearing up for the Dryad member meeting (to be held virtually on 24 May – save the date!) and publication of our annual report, we’re taking a look at last year’s numbers. 2015 was a “big” year for Dryad in many respects. We added staff, and integrated several new journals and publishing partners. But […]

New partnership with The Company of Biologists

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new partnership with The Company of Biologists to support their authors in making the data underlying their research available to the community. The Company of Biologists is a not-for-profit publishing organization dedicated to supporting and inspiring the biological community. The Company publishes five specialist peer-reviewed journals: Development Journal […]