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Policy Extraction and Seat Belts : Do Your Part !

July 20, 2010 by


For the last few weeks I have been extracting elements of data sharing and citation policies into a series of datasets (links below) What I am trying to capture are the essential elements of what is present in current policies. I’ve looked specifically at three categories of journals: Evolutionary Biology Ecology And Envrionmental […]

Measuring Major Player’s Policies

June 21, 2010 by


Last week I dove head first into extracting information about journal policies on sharing and citing data. I used the Reuters Citation Reports of 2008 + 2009 to compile all the journals with calculated impact factor in the categories ‘Ecology’ and ‘Evolutionary Biology I attempted to quantify these policies by creating fields with a binary […]

Recycling in the data world

June 16, 2010 by


Unlike Nic, I don’t have an excitement of introducing myself or going first. Fortunately, I get to post on Wednesday, the day when a good deal of us have shaken off the early lethargy of Monday and Tuesday. Like Sarah, I had an interesting time explaining to colleagues (as well as friends, families and random […]

I always go first

June 8, 2010 by


I have always enjoyed going first when it comes to introductions; be it a new class, social outings or your everyday elevator ride. It has nothing to do with being an extrovert or even being a genuinely outgoing person, but because I’m really much more interested in other people and the operations of their networks […]