SEAD: Lightweight Data Services for Sustainability Research


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SEAD: Lightweight Data Services for Sustainability Research

  1. 1. SEAD: Lightweight Data Services for Sustainability Research Dharma Akmon1, James Myers1, Margaret L. Hedstrom1, Praveen Kumar2, Beth Plale3 1University of Michigan, 2University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 3Indiana University SECURE PROJECT SPACE DATA PUBLICATION SERVICES RESEARCH NETWORK TOOLS SCHOLARLY CREDIT MECHANISMS A place for your team to work privately with data •  Upload virtually any data type •  Annotate, describe, and comment on data •  Automatically extract metadata from data •  Preview your data in the web interface •  Add who you want to your space & assign roles •  See usage statistics •  Create collections of datasets •  Connect derived data to their source •  Add copyright licensing information To ensure the longevity of your data To connect you to other researchers To help you get credit for your work •  Publish data from your project space •  Get DOIs for your published data collections •  Deposit your data in an appropriate repository •  Make data more findable by registering the metadata with discovery services, such as DataONE •  Browse SEAD’s database of sustainability scientists •  Create a profile that is linked to your data, publications, & conferences •  Visualize connections between researchers •  View temporal graphs of your research output DATA DISCOVERY RESOURCES To find data and help others find your data •  Set up a discovery interface that is branded with your project’s or organization’s identity •  Take advantage of faceted search tools to find published SEAD data •  Easily navigate to the published data held with our repository partners •  Use the DOI that accompanies each published dataset to point others to the data GEOSPATIALLY-ORIENTED DATA TOOLS •  Add location information to any dataset •  View a map with pins that represent data with location information •  Automatically get a map view of data that contain geospatial information •  From the map, turn layers on or off & adjust their opacity To see data according to their location SEAD is funded by the National Science Foundation under cooperative agreement #OCI0940824 Equipped to help you manage, share, & preserve your aquatics data •  Encourage others to cite your data with digital IDs that uniquely link to the data •  Use temporal graphs of your research output to demonstrate your productivity •  Create a profile that highlights your accomplishments & areas of expertise Twitter: @SEADdatanet Seeking... ...individuals and groups working on sustainability research to become early adopters of SEAD. Take an active role in sharing and improving what we have to offer by contacting us:
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