By Naomi Penfold, eLife, Penny Andrews, University of Sheffield, M. H. Beals, Loughborough University, Rosie Higman, University of Cambridge, Callum Iddon, Science and Technologies Facilities Council, Cyril Pernet, University of Edinburgh, Diana Suleimenova, Brunel University London.
This post is part of the Collaborations Workshops 2017 speed blogging series.
What resources already exist and what’s needed next?
Data sharing relies on having somewhere that the data can be accessed, typically in a repository. Some researchers are lucky enough to have university repositories; for the others they have to rely on external resources, such as Zenodo or disciplinary repositories such as those found at Re3data. This is a trivial but necessary first step: identifying the most suitable place to host data.
It is also worth noting that open data does not mean just posting your research…Continue Reading