[open-science] [okfn-discuss] Open Data Handbook v1.0

Peter Murray-Rust pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Sat Mar 3 09:56:40 GMT 2012


On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 9:40 AM, Daniel Dietrich <daniel.dietrich at okfn.org>wrote:

> Dear Sridhar,
>
> thats a very good point you make. In fact the small team that stared the
> handbook in book-sprint discussed intensively the question if the handbook
> should focus on open government data or explain open data in general. We
> decided to have the handbook more specific and focussed.
>
> We could add a paragraph to the open data handbook or we could write a
> handbook with a more holistic view. I wonder if it would make more sense to
> write a handbook focussed on Open Research Data diving in deep into the
> issues in that area of open data (of course all handbooks should reference
> each other).
>
> What do you think? Someone interested in writing the Open Research Data
> Handbook?
>

I have copied this to the open-science list. It is not a trivial task. We
are just at the start. The funders are starting to require data to be open,
to put in place an infrastructure for data citation, etc.

It will be highly valuable if someone or some organization wants to do it.
But it's a moving target and will need revising at least annually



>
>
> Daniel
>
> On 03.03.2012, at 06:15, Sridhar Gutam wrote:
>
> > Dear All,
> >
> > Does anyone speaking on 'Open Research Data'?? In the Open Data
> Handbook, the reference is made for Open Government Data, but we the
> science researchers need to know what is Open Research Data and how to
> share it without losing credits/IPR etc.
> >
> > In our organisations after publication, the data gets locked in pdf
> formats... and there are so unpublished data... authors dont share much of
> the data with a fear that someone may take the credit and publish the data
> collected....
> >
> > Thanks & Regards
> > Sridhar
> > _________________________________________________________________________
> > Sridhar Gutam PhD, ARS, PG Dip Patent Laws (NALSAR), IP & Biotechnology
> (WIPO)
> > Senior Scientist (Plant Physiology) & Joint Secretary, ARSSF
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> >
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> >
> >
> > On 23 February 2012 23:06, Laura Newman <laura.newman at okfn.org> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Yesterday, we announced the launch of the Open Data Handbook v1.0!
> Formerly known as the Open Data Manual, the Handbook is a practical guide
> which explains the 'what, why and how' of open data.
> >
> > Blog post:
> http://blog.okfn.org/2012/02/22/announcing-the-open-data-handbook-version-1-0/
> >
> > Open Data Handbook: http://opendatahandbook.org/.
> >
> > There are numerous ways you can get involved with the Open Data
> Handbook. We are particularly looking for people to *translate* or *edit
> and improve* the existing text. Full details of how to get involved are
> contained in the blog post. If you have any questions, please email
> opendatahandbook at okfn.org.
> >
> > Many thanks to everyone who has contributed to the success of this
> project so far - great work!
> >
> > Kind regards,
> > Laura
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Laura Newman
> > Community Coordinator
> > Open Knowledge Foundation
> > http://okfn.org/
> > Skype: lauranewmanonskype
> > Twitter: @Newmanlk
> >
> >
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Peter Murray-Rust
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