Open Data: The Researcher Perspective

« 73% of Academics Say Access to Research Data Helps Them in Their Work; 34% Do Not Publish Their Data

Combining results from bibliometric analyses, a global sample of researcher opinions and case-study interviews, a new report  reveals that although the benefits of open research data are well known, in practice, confusion remains within the researcher community around when and how to share research data.

The report, Open Data: The Researcher Perspective, is the result of a year-long, co-conducted study between Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and health, and the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), part of Leiden University, the Netherlands. (…) »