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COUNTER Code of Practice for Research Data Draft Update

As a research and scholarly communications community, we value methods to gauge the impact of research outputs, and we do this in the forms of citations and downloads. But, until now this has been limited to traditional journal publications, and scholarly research is much more than an article. Foremost, data play a major role in … Continue reading COUNTER Code of Practice for Research Data Draft Update

COUNTER Code of Practice for Research Data

COUNTER is a non-profit organization supported by a global community of library, publisher and vendor members, who contribute to the development of the Code of Practice through working groups and outreach. COUNTER and MDC ¬†are collaborating to develop and publish a Code of Practice for Research Data. This set of recommendations will focus on how … Continue reading COUNTER Code of Practice for Research Data

Make Data Count: Building a System to Support Recognition of Data as a First Class Research Output

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has made a 2-year, $747K award to the California Digital Library, DataCite and DataONE to support collection of usage and citation metrics for data objects. Building on pilot work, this award will result in the launch of a new service that will collate and expose data level metrics. The impact … Continue reading Make Data Count: Building a System to Support Recognition of Data as a First Class Research Output