Advancing Knowledge Together: DataCite’s Strategic Initiatives and Collaborations

As an open infrastructure organization committed to advancing knowledge, there are always many actions you can take. The key is to decide which initiatives and collaborations are of particular relevance at a given time. Based on our mission and vision, DataCite actively engages in a variety of initiatives, collaborating with different community stakeholders to advance open science and knowledge sharing. Following earlier blog posts outlining DataCite’s updated messaging, we explore some of our strategic priorities and initiatives within the open infrastructure landscape. 

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The Museum of Other People: From Colonial Acquisitions to Cosmopolitan Exhibitions – review

In The Museum of Other People: From Colonial Acquisitions to Cosmopolitan Exhibitions, Adam Kuper interrogates the history of anthropological museums and considers questions of colonialism, race, and cultural appropriation around the artefacts they hol…

Embracing FFV1 in Matroska Container as a “Preferred Format” in the RFS

The digital preservation landscape is ever-evolving, and the Library of Congress has recently made a significant update to its Recommended Formats Statement (RFS), to upgrade FFV1 (version 3) in Matroska (.mkv) container from an “Acceptable Format” to one of five “Preferred Formats” for the preservation and long-term access of video materials, reflecting its ongoing commitment to staying at the forefront of audiovisual preservation.

Exploring the Impact of Preprints in Neuroscience: Insights from Lucia Melloni

As preparation to the submission of the first preprint from the research study in the FAIR Workflows project, I spoke with Professor Lucia Melloni, the co-director of the project and principal investigator at the MPIEA, to discuss the influence and evolution of preprints in neuroscience research. Our conversation provided an in-depth look at her experiences and views on this shift in scientific dissemination.

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