February’s monthly newsletter from the LC Labs team.
Are you an American who is living temporarily or permanently outside the USA? You can vote in the Democratic Primary! Even better, it is fast and easy, and you can do it today! It’s this easy: Join Democrats Abroad to get an ID number: https://www.democratsabroad.org/join Download your ballot: https://www.democratsabroad.org/primary Fill in and email the PDF […]
Retractions play an important role in research communication by highlighting and explaining how research projects have failed and thereby preventing these mistakes from being repeated. However, the process of retraction and the data it produces is often sparse or incomplete. Drawing on evidence from 2046 retraction records, Quan-Hoang Vuong discusses the emerging trends this data … Continued
Impact assessment regimes are largely a-spatial, in that they assume that the academics they assess have equal access and opportunities to influence at different scales, local, regional, national, international etc, regardless of where they are located. Taking the example of Northern Ireland, Dr Vanessa Gstrein and Maria Prince explore how the lack of a functioning … Continued
Dryad believes in the power and potential for Open Source solutions to tackle the challenges that face scholarly communications. As part of this strategy, the Dryad platform is completely Open Source and our code is made publicly available on GitHub. In addition, we … Continue reading →
It has been just over a year since we kicked off a deep dive into the Library of Congress Web Archives on the Signal! Now at over 2 petabytes, the web archives are a complex aggregation of interrelated web objects that make up the internet as we know it (images, text, code, audio, video, etc.). […]