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Researchers launch hunt for endangered data : Nature News
Around the world, key scientific data are at risk of being lost, either because they are held on fragile or obsolete media or because they may be destroyed by researchers who are unaware of their value. Now a team of scientists is planning to scour museums and research institutes to draw up a global inventory of threatened data. Launched on 29 October, shortly after the biennial conference of the Committee on Data for Science and Technology in Stellenbosch, South Africa, the project aims to publish the inventory online in 2012.
data  preservation  science  research  curation  scholarly-communication  scientific  archive  history  historical 
december 2010 by tsuomela
Panton Principles
By open data in science we mean that it is freely available on the public internet permitting any user to download, copy, analyse, re-process, pass them to software or use them for any other purpose without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. To this end data related to published science should be explicitly placed in the public domain.

Formally, we recommend adopting and acting on the following principles:
open-science  open-access  publishing  scientific  science  open-data  standards  principles  cooperation  sharing 
september 2010 by tsuomela
Supplementary Information: should I stay or should I go? - Gobbledygook Blog | Nature Publishing Group
On August 11, the Journal of Neuroscience published an Announcement Regarding Supplemental Material by Editor-in-Chief John Maunsell. In it John Maunsell announces that the journal in November will stop accepting supplementary material in article submissions. The announcement has lead to an extensive discussion in the science blogosphere with a number of relevant posts listed below
publishing  publisher  scientific  communication  scholarly-communication  supplmental-data  journal  standards  open-science  open-access 
september 2010 by tsuomela
SciDAC Review - Home Page
The SciDAC Review is a quarterly magazine that will share SciDAC projects, news, and achievements.
science  computing  data-management  scientific  management  data  government  project(Utenn)  research  journal  magazine  e-science 
april 2010 by tsuomela
DOE - Science - Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) - Homepage
The primary mission of the Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) program is to discover, develop, and deploy the computational and networking tools that enable researchers in the scientific disciplines to analyze, model, simulate, and predict complex phenomena important to the Department of Energy.
science  computing  data-management  scientific  management  data  government  project(Utenn) 
april 2010 by tsuomela
SciDAC Scientific Data Management Center
The U.S. Department of Energy's Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) program brings together the nation's top researchers to tackle challenging scientific problems. The Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research in DOE's Office of Science supports multidisciplinary SciDAC projects aimed at developing future energy sources, studying global climate change, accelerating research in designing new materials,improving environmental cleanup methods, and understanding physics from the tiniest particles to massive supernovae explosions.
science  computing  data-management  scientific  management  data  government  project(Utenn) 
april 2010 by tsuomela

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