Scientific findings in a digital world: What is the genuine article?

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The Nature Network is hosting an online forum to discuss Scientific Findings in a Digital World. Led by John Milbank, this forum will cover a variety of issues, including:

  • Looking Good on Paper
  • Video Killed the Methods Section
  • Share and Share Alike
  • On Common Ground

By necessity, these discussions of data publishing issues will also address marine metadata issues; British attempts to generate unique identifiers for data sets are also likely to be addressed.

In the first post, the issue of data publication/sharing is raised, and further discussed in subsequent posts.

"So I’d like to kick this off by going straight to what I at least perceive to be the root: Why should a data producer want to (a) make the effort to share and (b) do more than the bare minimum."

 

Read the complete post and responses