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Data sharing

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Data Sharing By Scientists: Practices And Perceptions., Carol Tenopir, Suzie Allard, Kimberly L. Douglass, Arsev Aydinoglu, Lei Wu Jun 2011

Data Sharing By Scientists: Practices And Perceptions., Carol Tenopir, Suzie Allard, Kimberly L. Douglass, Arsev Aydinoglu, Lei Wu

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Scientific research in the 21st century is more data intensive and collaborative than in the past. It is important to study the data practices of researchers - data accessibility, discovery, re-use, preservation and, particularly, data sharing. Data sharing is a valuable part of the scientific method allowing for verification of results and extending research from prior results.

A total of 1329 scientists participated in this survey exploring current data sharing practices and perceptions of the barriers and enablers of data sharing. Scientists do not make their data electronically available to others for various reasons, including insufficient time and lack of funding ...


Swan Song And Issues Unresolved., Carol Tenopir Oct 2010

Swan Song And Issues Unresolved., Carol Tenopir

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

No abstract provided.