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Having a finger on the pulse of data citation

- February 28, 2014

Endorsing Data Citation Nicely timed for the Data Citation Principles workshop at the IDCC meeting in San Francisco yesterday, the finalized Joint Declaration of Data Citation Principles has just been posted on the Force11 website. We of course endorse these, as data citation is an area we have been promoting and practicing since our formation, […]

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Adventures in Data Citation: sorghum as a standard for data release

- May 11, 2012

A correspondence we have contributed to has just been published in the BMC Research Notes “Data standardization, sharing and publication series” on the data-citation and  data-release practices surrounding the Sorghum genome that is available in our GigaDB database and that was published last year in Genome Biology. We use Sorghum as an example to highlight […]

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Data Citation Enters the (year of the) Dragon

- January 23, 2012

Today marks the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, and as we enter the supposedly auspicious year of the Dragon now is a good opportunity to look towards developments in the nascent field of data publication over the upcoming year. This week marked important announcements of new and improved data publication platforms. Those […]

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Data Citation December

- December 23, 2011

Despite the approaching holidays its been another busy month in the GigaScience office, with Alexandra attending the InCoB/ISMB-Asia meeting in Kuala Lumpur (see her talk slides here) and the Human Variome Project meeting in Beijing, and Scott attending a number of meetings and workshops in the UK, including the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) in […]

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