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

Sridhar Gutam gutam2000 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 06:47:54 BST 2012


Here is a link and information on Open Data (Research) from EIFL <
http://www.eifl.net/eifl-oa-resources#opendata>
Open data

*General*

   - Alma Swan and Sheridan Brown, Key Perspectives Ltd: Skills, Role &
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   international approaches to enabling the sharing of research
data<http://www.dcc.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/publications/reports/Data-Sharing-Report.pdf>[PDF]
   - MIT’s guide on Data Management and Publishing
   <http://libraries.mit.edu/guides/subjects/data-management/>
   - Open Data Commons <http://opendatacommons.org/> (legal tools and
   issues)
   - SPARC Open Data Email Discussion List<http://www.arl.org/sparc/opendata/>
   - International Association for Social Science Information Service and
   Technology <http://iassistdata.org/>(IASSIST)
   - Special IQ: Moving Research Data Into and Out of Institutional
   Repositories, May 12th,
2009<http://www.iassistdata.org/blog/special-iq-moving-research-data-and-out-institutional-repositories>
   - Research data management
guidance<http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/data-management>- a set of web pages
written as guidance for university researchers on
   research data management & sharing, published as part of a re-launched
   University of Edinburgh Information Services website.
   - Panton Principles for Open Data in Science<http://pantonprinciples.org/>
   - Kuipers, T & van der Hoeven, J (2009) PARSE.Insight: INSIGHT into
   issues of Permanent Access to the Records of
Science<http://www.parse-insight.eu/downloads/PARSE-Insight_D3-4_SurveyReport_final_hq.pdf>
   - Tenopir C, Allard S, Douglass K, Aydinoglu AU, Wu L, et al. (2011)
   Data Sharing by Scientists: Practices and
Perceptions<http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0021101>.
PLoS
   ONE 6(6): e21101. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021101
   - Martijn de Groot and Marion Wittenberg (eds) (2010) Driven by data –
   exploring the research
horizon<http://www.dans.knaw.nl/sites/default/files/file/publicaties/Driven_by_Data.pdf>.
   Amsterdam University Press
   - Opportunities for Data Exchange (2011): Ten Tales of Drivers and
   Barriers in Data
Sharing<http://www.libereurope.eu/sites/default/files/ODE_10Stories_0.pdf>;
   Report on Integration of Data and Publication (Executive
Summary)<http://www.libereurope.eu/sites/default/files/ODE-ReportOnIntegrationOfDataAndPublications-exesummary.pdf>;
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Publication<http://www.libereurope.eu/sites/default/files/ODE-ReportOnIntegrationOfDataAndPublication.pdf>
   - Ball, A and Duke, M (2011) How to Cite Datasets and Link to
   Publications <http://www.dcc.ac.uk/webfm_send/525>. Digital Curation
   Centre
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   Tables, OECD Publishing White Paper<http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/603233448430>,
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   - Knowledge-Exchange (2011): A Surfboard for Riding the Wave Towards a
   four country action programme on research
data<http://www.knowledge-exchange.info/Default.aspx?ID=469>



Thanks & Regards
Sridhar
_________________________________________________________________________
Sridhar Gutam PhD, ARS, PG Dip Patent Laws (NALSAR), IP & Biotechnology
(WIPO)
Senior Scientist (Plant Physiology) & Joint Secretary, ARSSF
Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture (CISH)
Rehmankhera, P.O.Kakori, Lucknow 227107, Uttar Pradesh, India
Fax: +91-522-2841025, Phone: +91-522-2841022/23/24; Mobile:+91-9005760036

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On 7 March 2012 16:08, Sridhar Gutam <gutam2000 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear All,
>
> I am doing advocacy on Open Access in my organization (Indian Council of
> Agricultural Research, India) and I also see lots of data being collected
> by various scientists involved in research projects. Only a part of the
> data goes into publication and rest is left un-touched for any of the
> analysis!!
>
> Now the challenge is how to get that data locked up in Data
> Books/Computers to see the light and would be used for meaningful
> analysis!!!
>
> I see a big hurdle in this... none of the researcher wants to share the
> data (raw data) and what is published is in pdf/print formats. Collating is
> very big problem.
>
> In this month at Bangalore, India on March 24th there is going to be a one
> day unconference on Open Data <http://odc.datameet.org/>. I am going to
> place the same before the group how to get the Research Data out into
> Open/LinkedOpenData.
>
> I can share the view of the Scientists in Agriculture Research as myself
> being a Scientist working in Agriculture Research Service in India
> (ICAR-ARS).
>
> Please comment.
>
> Thanks & Regards
> Sridhar
> _________________________________________________________________________
> Sridhar Gutam PhD, ARS, PG Dip Patent Laws (NALSAR), IP & Biotechnology
> (WIPO)
> Senior Scientist (Plant Physiology) & Joint Secretary, ARSSF
> Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture (CISH)
> Rehmankhera, P.O.Kakori, Lucknow 227107, Uttar Pradesh, India
> Fax: +91-522-2841025, Phone: +91-522-2841022/23/24; Mobile:+91-9005760036
>
> CISH http://www.cishlko.org
> ARSSF http://www.arssf.co.nr
> My site http://www.gutam.co.nr
> My Publications http://works.bepress.com/sridhar_gutam/
> My Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/gutam2000
> My Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gutamsridhar
> My LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/sridhargutam
>
>
> On 5 March 2012 15:27, Laura Newman <laura.newman at okfn.org> wrote:
>
>> I think this is a very exciting idea. If we can gather enough momentum
>> and enthusiasm at the start, we could produce something of real value at a
>> moment in which it is really needed. I'm definitely +1 !
>>
>> I would also be happy to help coordinate. Like Daniel though, I'm not a
>> scientist. I think we would need someone with scientific knowledge (perhaps
>> from either the open-science or open-access groups?) to take a lead. Does
>> anyone feel that they would like to do this?
>>
>> In the meantime, perhaps we can make a list of people who might be
>> interested in contributing, and their area of expertise. I have begun a
>> list below, please add names & details.
>>
>> * Daniel Dietrich (general coord; OKFN Germany)
>> * Laura Newman (general coord; OKFN UK)
>> * Sridhar Gutam
>> * Carolina Odman
>> * Paola di Maio
>> * Peter Murray-Rust (?)
>>
>> I also copy Peter's list of types science data for reference, and to
>> check we have most bases covered. Please do feel free to amend/extend:
>>
>>
>>    - high-energy physics (etabytes)
>>    - astronomy - highly multidisciplinary with many images
>>    - bio-informatics very multidisciplinary with very many distributed
>>    sources
>>    - long-tail science - where individual labs capture much data without
>>    coordination
>>    - environment and geoscience - where authorities collect data
>>    systematically
>>    - climate data
>>
>> Lets see what kind of response we get. If there's enough enthusiasm, we
>> can explore how best to go about putting something together.
>>
>> All the best,
>> Laura
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 6:45 PM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk>wrote:
>>
>>> I've snipped a few lists in the mail header.
>>>
>>> On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 6:36 PM, Daniel Dietrich <
>>> daniel.dietrich at okfn.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Dear All,
>>>>
>>>> I agree with Peter that writing the Open Research Data Handbook is not
>>>> an easy task. Not only is this a complex issue but also a moving target,
>>>> that would require regular update.
>>>>
>>>> I also agree with Carolina and Sridhar that writing this handbook might
>>>> be useful, and should include experts from different research areas.
>>>>
>>>> However I think before we continue we should discuss the scope, target
>>>> group of the handbook. We should also look what is already out there to
>>>> avoid re-inventing the wheel and make sure we strengthen existing
>>>> initiatives.
>>>>
>>>> I am willing to help coordinate this effort if we did it, but I am not
>>>> en expert in open science / open research so I guess the handbook would
>>>> need someone else to take a lead.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Science is very varied. We can easily imagine:
>>>
>>>    - high-energy physics (etabytes)
>>>    - astronomy - highly multidisciplinary with many images
>>>    - bio-informatics very multidisciplinary with very many distributed
>>>    sources
>>>    - long-tail science - where individual labs capture much data
>>>    without coordination
>>>    - environment and geoscience - where authorities collect data
>>>    systematically
>>>    - climate data
>>>
>>>
>>> I know enough to tackle 3 slightly and 4 and people to contact in the
>>> others (but not necessarily OKF). We need at least 10 people to get a
>>> reasonable overview. Alternatively we might split into subdisciplines like
>>> this.
>>>
>>> I have been invited to speak in Rome (where Neelie Kroes is also
>>> speaking) so it's valuable to get something underway!!
>>>
>>>>  What do people think?
>>>>
>>>> Daniel
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 03.03.2012, at 12:41, Carolina Odman wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > Dear all,
>>>> >
>>>> > I would also be keen to take part in the open research data handbook
>>>> discussion.
>>>> >
>>>> > It might be useful to have scientists joining the discussion who come
>>>> from different fields of science; research can be carried out in so many
>>>> different ways and involve so many different parties.
>>>> >
>>>> > Cheers,
>>>> >
>>>> > Carolina
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > On 03 Mar 2012, at 12:29, Sridhar Gutam <gutam2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> >> Yes that would be great if we start working on Open Hand Book of
>>>> Research Data. I would like to be part of the team. Science commons is
>>>> working on open access to scientific data.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Thanks & Regards
>>>> >> Sridhar
>>>> >>
>>>> _________________________________________________________________________
>>>> >> Sridhar Gutam PhD, ARS, PG Dip Patent Laws (NALSAR), IP &
>>>> Biotechnology (WIPO)
>>>> >> Senior Scientist (Plant Physiology) & Joint Secretary, ARSSF
>>>> >> Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture (CISH)
>>>> >> Rehmankhera, P.O.Kakori, Lucknow 227107, Uttar Pradesh, India
>>>> >> Fax: +91-522-2841025, Phone: +91-522-2841022/23/24; Mobile:
>>>> +91-9005760036
>>>> >>
>>>> >> CISH http://www.cishlko.org
>>>> >> ARSSF http://www.arssf.co.nr
>>>> >> My site http://www.gutam.co.nr
>>>> >> My Publications http://works.bepress.com/sridhar_gutam/
>>>> >> My Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/gutam2000
>>>> >> My Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gutamsridhar
>>>> >> My LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/sridhargutam
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >> On 3 March 2012 15:26, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>>>> >>
>>>> >>
>>>> >> 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
>>>> >> > Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture (CISH)
>>>> >> > Rehmankhera, P.O.Kakori, Lucknow 227107, Uttar Pradesh, India
>>>> >> > Fax: +91-522-2841025, Phone: +91-522-2841022/23/24; Mobile:
>>>> +91-9005760036
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > CISH http://www.cishlko.org
>>>> >> > ARSSF http://www.arssf.co.nr
>>>> >> > My site http://www.gutam.co.nr
>>>> >> > My Publications http://works.bepress.com/sridhar_gutam/
>>>> >> > My Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/gutam2000
>>>> >> > My Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gutamsridhar
>>>> >> > My LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/sridhargutam
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > 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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>>>> >> Reader in Molecular Informatics
>>>> >> Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
>>>> >> University of Cambridge
>>>> >> CB2 1EW, UK
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>>>
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>>> Reader in Molecular Informatics
>>> Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
>>> University of Cambridge
>>> CB2 1EW, UK
>>> +44-1223-763069
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Laura Newman
>> Community Coordinator
>> Open Knowledge Foundation
>> http://okfn.org/
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