Credit data generators for data reuse

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"Much effort has gone towards crafting mandates and standards for researchers to share their data13. Considerably less time has been spent measuring just how valuable data sharing is, or recognizing the scientific contributions of the people responsible for those data sets. The impact of research continues to be measured by primary publications, rather than by subsequent uses of the data....

To incentivize the sharing of useful data, the scientific enterprise needs a well-defined system that links individuals with reuse of data sets they generate4....

A system in which researchers are regularly recognized for generating data that become useful to other researchers could transform how academic institutions evaluate faculty members’ contributions to science...."


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Tags: oa.reuse oa.incentives oa.attribution oa.impact oa.infrastructure oa.citations oa.assessment

Date tagged:

06/06/2019, 14:23

Date published:

06/06/2019, 10:25