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IDCC poster submission: Data citation in the wild

September 13, 2010 by


The summer 2010 internships have concluded, but the pulling-it-all-together work continues.  Here’s a poster abstract we’ve just submitted to the 6th International Digital Curation Conference 2010,  6 – 8 December 2010, Chicago, USA. Data citation in the wild Valerie Enriquez, Sarah Walker Judson, Nicholas M. Weber, Suzie Allard, Robert B. Cook, Heather A. Piwowar, Robert J. […]

Deadline vs. Inertia: Round 1, Fight!

July 21, 2010 by


I have to admit, I am of two minds when it comes to deadlines. The cool, rational half of me likes to have things done at least two weeks in advance to allow for revisions, edits, and tweaks at appropriate intervals. This also allows for healthier eating and sleeping habits. The brash, impulsive half of […]

Friday Bits

July 16, 2010 by


Please share any of your own in the comments section! Show me the Data: NISo is hosting a webinar on linking datasets and publications  August 11th There is a trove of session summaries and interviews with presenters from the CNI / JISC  2010 Meeting : Managing Data in Difficult Times: policies, strategies, technologies and infrastructure to […]

Playing to My Strengths

July 9, 2010 by


In a former life, I was once a fiction writer and amateur music writer. It wasn’t actually so long ago and occasionally I still dabble. However, returning to the narrative format within a more scientific framework may prove to be a larger challenge. For some context: At our mentor/intern meetup this week, we presented our […]

Information Science Detectives

June 30, 2010 by


“It’s kind of like trying to find someone on Facebook only knowing their hair color and favorite breakfast cereal.” This has been my clumsy way of explaining to my friends exactly what it is I’ve been doing lately and why I can’t come out and play in the tree fort with the other kids. Not […]

Summer tapestry of data citation research

June 17, 2010 by


Properly attributing the use and reuse of research data is important.  We know it is important.  We — scientists and social scientists and information scientists — have written editorials and blogs and policies and research papers calling for consistent and comprehensive data reuse attribution.  We’ve developed, and continue to develop, standards to make data citation […]