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2014-06-17 12:24:56

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Targeted Victory, a leader in online advertising and integrated data management for political candidates, today announced a new partnership with The Data Trust, the premier right-of-center voter file and data management company, to offer easier access and sharing capabilities for The Data Trust's warehouse of data on more than 260 million Americans. The partnership is the first of its kind for The Data Trust, which has the exclusive list...

2014-06-06 23:06:59

Netherlands’ tech hub will offer an open data platform for improved transparency and a performance dashboard to increase trust and citizen engagement. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Socrata, a Seattle-based cloud software company focused exclusively on democratizing access to government data, today announced that Eindhoven, a leading Dutch city for technology and design, has chosen Socrata’s open data platform and open performance solutions for its open government...

2014-01-09 11:33:48

After 11 months of review, SURA announced the findings of a collaborative project to explore the capabilities of an open source application that assists with publishing, referencing, extracting and analyzing research data; the Dataverse Network. This pilot implementation of the Dataverse Network software was conducted as part of SURA's larger Research Data Management (RDM) initiative, an on-going collaboration between SURA member library and IT professionals. "This project has been an...

2013-11-14 23:03:25

Report explores expectations, institutional policies, and professional preparation for research data management. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has published "Research Data Management: Principles, Practices, and Prospects." The report examines how research institutions are responding to data management requirements of the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and other federal agencies. It...

2013-10-01 17:59:42

Long-lived citation benefit, and an increase in data reuse over time is seen for gene expression studies A new study finds that papers with data shared in public gene expression archives received increased numbers of citations for at least five years. The large size of the study allowed the researchers to exclude confounding factors that have plagued prior studies of the effect and to spot a trend of increasing dataset reuse over time. The findings will be important in persuading...

2013-08-01 14:45:16

In an article reporting the 18-month results of the ITN's RAVE clinical trial, published August 1st in the New England Journal of Medicine, the ITN is providing unfettered access to the underlying clinical data and analysis code via the new clinical trials research portal, ITN TrialShare. TrialShare is a significant advance in data sharing and transparency, allowing for collaborative hypothesis generation and specimen sharing between the ITN and the broader scientific community. TrialShare...

2013-03-05 15:01:18

Experience gained from data sharing during the human genome sequencing project could apply to the broader research community In a paper about to be published in EPJ Data Science, Barbara Jasny, deputy editor for commentary at Science magazine in Washington, DC, USA, looks at the history of the debates surrounding data access during and after the human genome “war”. In this context, she outlines current challenges in accessing information affecting research, particularly with...

2012-11-21 15:14:03

Although the majority do have practical concerns over patient confidentiality and recognition Nearly nine out of ten clinicians carrying out biomedical research trials believe that trial data should be shared more easily, even though they do express some practical concerns, a study published today on bmj.com reveals. BMJ has long championed transparency in medical research. Last month, the journal launched an open data campaign to compel greater accountability in healthcare, and from...


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