publication . Article . 2019

Implementing publisher policies that inform, support and encourage authors to share data: two case studies

Jones, Leila; Grant, Rebecca; Hrynaszkiewicz, Iain;
Open Access English
  • Published: 27 Mar 2019 Journal: Insights: the UKSG journal (eissn: 2048-7754, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: UKSG in association with Ubiquity Press
Abstract
Open research data is one of the key areas in the expanding open scholarship movement. Scholarly journals and publishers find themselves at the heart of the shift towards openness, with recent years seeing an increase in the number of scholarly journals with data-sharing policies aiming to increase transparency and reproducibility of research. In this article we present two case studies which examine the experiences that two leading academic publishers, Taylor & Francis and Springer Nature, have had in rolling out data-sharing policies. We illustrate some of the considerations involved in providing consistent policies across journals of many disciplines, ref...
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ACM Computing Classification System: GeneralLiterature_REFERENCE(e.g.,dictionaries,encyclopedias,glossaries)
free text keywords: Research data policies; publishers; open data; data availability; open scholarship Introduction, Research data policies, publishers, open data, data availability, open scholarship Introduction, lcsh:Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, lcsh:Z, Open research, Transparency (graphic), Political science, Open data, Openness to experience, Public relations, business.industry, business, Scholarship, Data availability
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8. “About Taylor & Francis Group”, Taylor & Francis Group: https://taylorandfrancis.com/about/ (accessed February 25, 2019).

9. Mark D. Wilkinson et al., “The FAIR Guiding Principles for scientific data management and stewardship”, Scientific Data 3, (2016); DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2016.18 (accessed February 25, 2019).

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13. “Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences”, Coalition for Publishing Data in the Earth and Space Sciences: https://copdess.org/enabling-fair-data-project/commitment-statement-in-the-earth-space-and-environmental-sciences/ (accessed February 28, 2019).

14. “EASA Statement on Data Governance in Ethnographic Projects”, European Association of Social Anthropologists: https://www.easaonline.org/downloads/support/EASA%20statement%20on%20data%20governance.pdf (accessed February 25, 2019).

15. DARIAH-EU, Open Data for Humanists, A Pragmatic Guide: https://dh.tcd.ie/dh/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Open-Data-for-Humanists-A-Practical-Guide.pdf (accessed February 25, 2019).

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Abstract
Open research data is one of the key areas in the expanding open scholarship movement. Scholarly journals and publishers find themselves at the heart of the shift towards openness, with recent years seeing an increase in the number of scholarly journals with data-sharing policies aiming to increase transparency and reproducibility of research. In this article we present two case studies which examine the experiences that two leading academic publishers, Taylor & Francis and Springer Nature, have had in rolling out data-sharing policies. We illustrate some of the considerations involved in providing consistent policies across journals of many disciplines, ref...
Persistent Identifiers
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: GeneralLiterature_REFERENCE(e.g.,dictionaries,encyclopedias,glossaries)
free text keywords: Research data policies; publishers; open data; data availability; open scholarship Introduction, Research data policies, publishers, open data, data availability, open scholarship Introduction, lcsh:Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, lcsh:Z, Open research, Transparency (graphic), Political science, Open data, Openness to experience, Public relations, business.industry, business, Scholarship, Data availability
29 references, page 1 of 2

1. Gema Bueno de la Fuente, What is Open Science? Introduction: https://www.fosteropenscience.eu/content/what-open-science-introduction (accessed February 25, 2019).

2. Erin C. McKiernan et al., “Point of View: How open science helps researchers succeed”, eLife no. 5 (2016): 1-19; DOI: https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.16800 (accessed February 25, 2019).

3. Paul Ayris et al., Open Science and its role in universities: A roadmap for cultural change, (May 2018): https://www.leru.org/files/LERU-AP24-Open-Science-full-paper.pdf (accessed February 25, 2019); John Rogers, “Open scholarship and research management”, Insights 27, no. 3 (November 2014): 239-243; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1629/2048-7754.170 (accessed February 25, 2019).

4. Digital Science et al., The State of Open Data Report 2018; DOI: https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.7195058.v2 (accessed February 25, 2019).

5. Linda Naughton and David Kernohan, “Making sense of journal research data policies”, Insights 29, no. 1 (March 2016): 84-89; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1629/uksg.284 (accessed February 25, 2019). [OpenAIRE]

6. Belmont Forum Data Accessibility Statement and Policy: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Aw1y6MysyVxPwhBjECTT_0w1EKCLcyT-rGyHAX9mrhM/edit (accessed 8 March 2019).

7. David Mellor, “The Landscape of Open Data Policies”, Center for Open Science (blog), August 29, 2019: https://cos.io/blog/landscape-open-data-policies/ (accessed February 25, 2019).

8. “About Taylor & Francis Group”, Taylor & Francis Group: https://taylorandfrancis.com/about/ (accessed February 25, 2019).

9. Mark D. Wilkinson et al., “The FAIR Guiding Principles for scientific data management and stewardship”, Scientific Data 3, (2016); DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2016.18 (accessed February 25, 2019).

10. “Understanding our data sharing policies”, Taylor & Francis Group: https://authorservices.taylorandfrancis.com/understanding-our-data-sharing-policies/ (accessed February 25, 2019).

11. Helena Cousijn et al., “A data citation roadmap for scientific publishers”, Scientific Data 5 (2018); DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/sdata.2018.259 (accessed February 28, 2019).

12. “The TOP Guidelines”, Center for Open Science: https://cos.io/our-services/top-guidelines/ (accessed February 25, 2019).

13. “Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences”, Coalition for Publishing Data in the Earth and Space Sciences: https://copdess.org/enabling-fair-data-project/commitment-statement-in-the-earth-space-and-environmental-sciences/ (accessed February 28, 2019).

14. “EASA Statement on Data Governance in Ethnographic Projects”, European Association of Social Anthropologists: https://www.easaonline.org/downloads/support/EASA%20statement%20on%20data%20governance.pdf (accessed February 25, 2019).

15. DARIAH-EU, Open Data for Humanists, A Pragmatic Guide: https://dh.tcd.ie/dh/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Open-Data-for-Humanists-A-Practical-Guide.pdf (accessed February 25, 2019).

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