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E-Science

In the sciences, instruments are now providing huge streams of data to enable researchers to analyze problems in new ways in fields like astronomy and environmental science. Individual scientists develop large data sets in their research and may add them to a national or international disciplinary repository so that others can re-use their data or combine it with other data to gain new insights. Some funding agencies are imposing requirements that researchers develop data plans as part of their research proposals. In this rapidly developing area, individual researchers, institutions, and disciplinary societies are all grappling with policies, procedures, funding models, and availability of expertise related to data curation. CNI assists the community in understanding and framing emerging issues in cyberinfrastructure and e-science, with a primary focus on data sharing and data curation issues.

Recent Publications/Reports/Presentations by CNI Staff

“Cultural Dynamics, Deep Time, and Data: Planning Cyberinfrastructure Investments for Archaeology” (February '15) Authors: Keith W. Kintigh, et al.

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“Planning a 21st Century Global Library for Mathematics Research” (July '14) Authors: Jim Pitman, Clifford A. Lynch

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“The ‘Digital’ Scholarship Disconnect” (May '14) Author: Clifford A. Lynch

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Summing Up IDCC 2013 (January '13) Speaker: Clifford A. Lynch View more information
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Biomedical Libraries in the Next Decades: Open, Diffuse, and Very Personal (December '11)

Clifford A. Lynch, Biomedical Libraries in the Next Decades: Open, Diffuse, and Very Personal, December 16, 2011. Presented in celebration of the 175th anniversary of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Video available from the National Institutes of Health.…

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Recent Project Briefings & Plenary Sessions from CNI Meetings

Building a Vast Library of Life: The Biodiversity Heritage Library Looks to the Future (April '15)

Martin R. Kalfatovic, Smithsonian Institution
Nancy E. Gwinn, Smithsonian Institution

 

Electronic Laboratory Notebooks: More than Notes (April '15)

Alan Wolf, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Jan Cheetham, University of Wisconsin – Madison

 

The DeLiVerMATH Project: Towards Virtual Research Environments in Mathematics (December '14)

Peter Loewe, German National Library of Science and Technology
Silke Rehme, FIZ Karlsruhe Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure

 

Extending the Lifecycle of Scientific Field Notes: Making Hidden Collections Reusable (December '14)

Riccardo Ferrante, Smithsonian Institution
Rusty Russell, Smithsonian Institution

 

Improving Integrity, Transparency, and Reproducibility Through Connection of the Scholarly Workflow (December '14)

Andrew Sallans, Center for Open Science

 


Recent Videos

Electronic Laboratory Notebooks: More than Notes (April '15) Alan Wolf, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Jan Cheetham, University of Wisconsin – Madison
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Extending the Lifecycle of Scientific Field Notes: Making Hidden Collections Reusable (December '14) Riccardo Ferrante, Smithsonian Institution
Rusty Russell, Smithsonian Institution
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Improving Integrity, Transparency, and Reproducibility Through Connection of the Scholarly Workflow (December '14) Andrew Sallans, Center for Open Science
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The NIH Contribution to the Commons (December '14) Philip E. Bourne, National Institutes of Health View more information

 

Trends in 3D Printing (December '14) James King, National Institutes of Health
Kathlin Ray, University of Nevada, Reno
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Recent Podcasts

April 29, 2012: Big Data, E-Journals, ID Mgt, Text Mining, & more (May '12) CNI Conversations Podcast, April 29, 2012
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Feb. 28, 2012: Personal Archiving, AAAS, Learning Analytics, & More (February '12) CNI Conversations Podcast, Feb. 10, 2012
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Feb. 10, 2012: Horizon Megatrends; E-Book Self-Publishing; OSTP Comments (February '12) CNI Conversations Podcast, Feb. 10, 2012
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Jan. 18, 2012: Large Datasets, Identity, & New Digital Scholarship (January '12) CNI Conversations Podcast, Jan. 18, 2012
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Nov 28, 2011: Open Data, Publishing Innovations, Assessment (November '11) CNI Conversations Podcast, Nov. 28, 2011
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