Government data is at risk, but that is nothing new. The existence of Data.gov, the Federal Open Data Policy, and open government data belies the fact that, historically, a vast amount of government data and digital information is at risk of disappearing in the transition between presidential administrations. For example, between 2008 and 2012, […]
Understanding researcher needs and values related to software
Software is as important as data when it comes to building upon existing scholarship. However, while there has been a small amount of research into how researchers find, adopt, and credit it, there is a comparative lack of empirical data on how researchers use, share, and value their software. The UC Berkeley Library and the California […]
csv conf is back in 2017!
csv,conf,v3 is happening! This time the community-run conference will be in Portland, Oregon, USA on 2nd and 3rd of May 2017. It will feature stories about data sharing and data analysis from science, journalism, government, and open source. We want to bring together data makers/doers/hackers from backgrounds like science, journalism, open go vernment and the wider software industry […]
Software Carpentry / Data Carpentry Instructor Training for Librarians
We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with Software Carpentry (http://software-carpentry.org) and Data Carpentry (http://datacarpentry.org) to offer an open instructor training course on May 4-5, 2017 geared specifically for the Library Carpentry movement. Open call for Instructor Training This course will take place in Portland, OR, in conjunction with csv,conf,v3, a community conference for data […]
Dispatches from PIDapalooza
Last month, California Digital Library, ORCID, Crossref, and Datacite brought together the brightest minds in scholarly infrastructure to do the impossible: make a conference on persistent identifiers fun! Usually discussions about persistent identifiers (PIDs) and networked research are dry and hard to get through or we find ourselves discussing the basics and never getting to […]
There’s a new Dash!
Dash: an open source, community approach to data publication We have great news! Last week we refreshed our Dash data publication service. For those of you who don’t know, Dash is an open source, community driven project that takes a unique approach to data publication and digital preservation. Dash focuses on search, presentation, and discovery and […]
PIDapalooza – What, Why, When, Who?
PIDapalooza, a community-led conference on persistent identifiers November 9-10, 2016 Radisson Blu Saga Hotel pidapalooza.org PIDapalooza will bring together creators and users of persistent identifiers (PIDs) from around the world to shape the future PID landscape through the development of tools and services for the research community. PIDs support proper attribution and credit, promote collaboration […]