Citation++: Data citation, provenance, and documentation, at NSF SI2 Conference, Arlington, VA, Tuesday, February 21, 2017:


By Mercè Crosas (PI), Margo Seltzer (PI), Jackson Okhun, Thomas Pasquier & Dataverse team.

The dawning of the digital research age – computational science, computational social science, and the digital humanities – brings with it both enormous potential and challenges. Visions of interactive publication, open data, reproducible results, and massive digital collections are exciting, opening up new research frontiers and the promise of more rapid dissemination of and building upon research ouput. However, to date, little of this vision has been realized. It remains...

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Dataverse, Cloud Dataverse, and DataTags Tuesday, February 7, 2017:

Talk given at Two Sigma:
The Dataverse project, developed at Harvard's Institute for Quantitative Social Science since 2006, is a widely used software platform to share and archive data for research. There are currently more than 20 Dataverse repository installations worldwide, with the Harvard Dataverse repository alone hosting more than 60,000 datasets. Dataverse provides incentives to researchers to share their data, giving them credit through data citation and control over terms of use and access. In this talk, I'll discuss the Dataverse project, as well as related projects such as...

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Cloud Dataverse, at Massachusetts Open Cloud Workshop, Boston University, Tuesday, December 6, 2016:


Cloud Dataverse will be a new service for accessing and processing public data sets in a the Massachusetts Open Cloud (MOC). It is based on Dataverse, a popular software framework for sharing, archiving, and analyzing research data. Cloud Dataverse extends Dataverse to replicate datasets from institution repositories to a cloud-based repository and store their data files in Swift, making data processing faster for in-situ application running in the cloud.


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