Linking full-text grey literature to underlying research and post publication data: An Enhanced Publications Project

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Farace, Dominic J. (GreyNet) ; Frantzen, Jerry (GreyNet) ; Stock, Christiane (INIST-CNRS) ; Sesink, Laurents (DANS) ; Rabina, Debbie L. (Pratt) ; GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service (2011)
  • Publisher: Amsterdam : TextRelease, 2012
  • Subject: Data control | Enhanced publications | Research data | DANS | 05B - Information science, librarianship

This project seeks to circumvent the data vs. documents camp in the grey literature community by way of a middle ground provided through enhanced publications. Enhanced publications allow for a fuller understanding of the process in which data and information are used and applied in the generation of knowledge. The enhanced publication of grey literature precludes the idea of a random selection of data and information, and instead focuses on the human intervention in data-rich environments. The definition of an enhanced publication is borrowed from the DRIVER-II project, "a publication that is enhanced with three categories of information: research data, extra materials, and post-publication data". Enhanced publications combine textual resources i.e. documents intended to be read by human beings, which contain an interpretation or analysis of primary data. Enhanced publications inherently contribute to the review process of grey literature as well as the replication of research and improved visibility of research results in the scholarly communication chain. Includes: Conference preprint, Powerpoint presentation, Abstract and Biographical notes XA International
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