The following is a guest post by Carl Fleischhauer, a Digital Initiatives Project Manager in NDIIPP. This is the second post (of two) on the recently posted comparison of selected digital file formats compiled by the Still Images Working Group within the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative. In this post, I’ll offer some thoughts about JPEG […]
A number of notable publications have been added to the growing list of those integrating submission of data and manuscripts with Dryad. The recently adopted Data Policy of Royal Society Publishing now requires that data sets “be deposited in an appropriate, recognized, publicly available repository” and that authors “disclose upon submission of the manuscript any […]
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Scientists can be reluctant to share data because of the need to publish journal articles and receive recognition. But what if the data sets were actually a better way of getting credit for your work? Chris Belter measured the impact of a few openly accessible data sets and compared to journal articles in his field. His results provide hard evidence that the […]
The following is a guest post by Carl Fleischhauer, a Digital Initiatives Project Manager in NDIIPP. The Still Image Working Group within the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative (FADGI) recently posted a comparison of a few selected digital file formats. We sometimes call these target formats: they are the output format that you reformat to. In […]
Lu Xiao provides a summary of her research on academic perceptions of Wikipedia and open access publishing. Survey results showed that researchers’ lack of experiences with Wikipedia and/or open access journals negatively affected their perceptions of the open access publishing model. Compared to tenure-track faculty members, instructors and ‘Other’ academic professionals are more likely to believe that academic publishing in […]