I’m bad with linear time. Sometime about two months ago, my daughter was four months old. She was healthy and happy and life was good for our family. When we brought her in for her four-month vaccination, I asked our

By Ariana Giorgi, Christine Zhang SRCCON peers, reviewing. (Erik Westra) As journalists who analyze data for stories, we strive to hold ourselves accountable to a high standard of accuracy. But checking our work is rarely a straightforward process… Read the …

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Jane Secker et al examine the ways in which librarians can facilitate the work of researchers who want to use text and data mining. The authors also argue that librarians need to encourage researchers to exploit the new copyright exceptions …

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I’ve been interviewed a couple of times recently by people interested in understanding how best to publish data to make it useful for others.  Once by a startup and a couple of times by researchers. The core of the discussion …

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GRID’s extensive database of over 63,000 organisations associated with research is now available as Open Linked Data 15th August, 10:40am UK time   We are pleased to announce that Digital Science’s Global Research Identifier Database (GRID) is now available as …

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The Cambridgeshire Research Group has created several interactive atlases combining local and national open data with a range of InstantAtlas data visualisation analysis tools. It has been working to establish a local data portal called Cambridgeshire Insight Open Data as …

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Publication date: Available online 11 January 2016 Source:Government Information Quarterly Author(s): Hui-Ju Wang, Jin Lo With an emerging interest in open government data (OGD) around the world, there has been an increasing need for research on the determinants of OGD …

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What’s the benefit of Open Data for Islamic Finance ? What’s the added value ? This research aims to show the benefit of open data for the Islamic finance, conducted and financed by Hatem Ben Yacoub. …