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Freeing scientific data using CC0


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A Ignite talk given at the Triangle Creative Commons 10-year celebration

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    Hrynaszkiewicz, I. and Cockerill, M. 2012. Open by default: a proposed copyright license and waiver agreement for open access research and data in peer-reviewed journals. BMC Research Notes 5:494+.
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Freeing scientific data using CC0

  1. 1. Freeing scientific data with CC0 Karen CranstonNational Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) @kcranstn
  2. 2. smaismrmilmepoetaleumibunenugttauiras Public domain: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
  3. 3. fieldwork labworknew methods meta-analysis data synthesis
  4. 4. CC-BY-SA:
  5. 5. Long tail of scientific data GenBank (sequences)Data volume PDB (protein sequences) How Long tail of scientific data Science projects and initiatives
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  7. 7. Why CC0? Easy to share Easy to re-use Easy to remix● Attribution = cultural norm● Data copyrightable?● Warm fuzzy open science feelings
  8. 8. Joint Data Archiving Policy: 31 partnerjournals
  9. 9. Piwowar (2011) doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018657
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  11. 11. Data available = higher citationsData Reuse and the Open Data Citation Advantage: Piwowar, Carlson and Vision
  12. 12. http://nescent.orgThanks toTodd Vision (Dryad) @tjvisionHeather Piwowar (ImpactStory) @researchremix