Presenting data in a useful and interesting manner
Allowing concepts to be easlity understood
Lots of examples online e.g:
DataCite is an international consortium which aims to:
Establish easier access to research data on the Internet
Increase acceptance of research data as legitimate, citable contributions to the scholarly record
Support data archiving that will permit results to be verified and re-purposed for future study
A Key Component for Many Goals Make Visible Find Access Track Impact Verify Reuse Cite ? Persistent Identification
Connecting an Article with the Underlying Data
Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) offer a solution
Mostly widely used identifier for scientific articles
Researchers, authors, publishers know how to use them
Put datasets on the same playing field as articles
Yancheva et al (2007). Analyses on sediment of Lake Maar. PANGAEA.
URLs are not persistent
(e.g. Wren JD: URL decay in MEDLINE- a 4-year follow-up study . Bioinformatics. 2008, Jun 1;24(11):1381-5).
Depositing and Archiving Data
UK Data Archive
Metadata and Code!
John Kaye Lead Content Specialist – Datasets Social Science Collections and Research The British Library 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB Telephone: 020 7412 7450 Email: [email_address] Twitter: @johnkayebl [email_address]