Linked Databases: Publishing Research Data
As reproducibility is an important concern in scientific research, many publishers are starting to require authors to link their data and the resources used in their research to public databases. In this webinar, we discuss some examples of how publishers have successfully implemented this and best practices to encourage broader participation.
Wouter Haak, VP Research Data Management, Elsevier
Wouter Haak is responsible for research data management at Elsevier, specifically the Mendeley Data platform. This is an open ecosystem of researcher data tools: a data repository, an electronic lab notebook, a datasearch tool, and a data project management tool. Aside from his work for Elsevier, Wouter is part of several open data community initiatives; for example he co-chairs the RDA-WDS Scholix working group on data-article linking; he is part of the JISC Data2paper advisory board; and his group participates in the NIH Data Commons pilot project. It is all about the ‘R’ of FAIRdata: focusing on data re-use.
Prior to Elsevier, Wouter has a background in online product and strategy roles. He has worked at eBay Classifieds, e.g. Marktplaats.nl, Kijiji.it – in roles varying from business development to overall responsibility for the classifieds businesses in Italy, France, Belgium and Turkey. Furthermore he has worked for the Boston Consulting Group.
Anita Bandrowski, Ph.D. Principal Investigator, UCSD, Founder & CEO of SciCrunch Inc.
Dr. Bandrowski started her career at the bench, studying auditory neocortical neurons, however during a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford, she discovered high throughput biology and databases, and worked on the Panther database for several years contributing to the emerging field of genomics. Dr. Bandrowski brought her passion of neuroscience and the new data intensive tools to bear on neuroscience data while contributing to and later leading the Neuroscience Information Framework project, a Blueprint for Neuroscience NIH initiative. While bench science is more like a cottage industry, the "omics" era requires rigorous standards to combine and make sense of data being aggregated, leading Dr. Bandrowski and her colleagues to lead efforts in the development of ontologies, and data standards. Currently Dr. Bandrowski leads the RRID initiative, a standard for publishing reagents and she became a founder and CEO of SciCrunch, the technology developed under the Neuroscience Information Framework in order to serve the scientific community improve how we communicate about reagents.
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September 18, 2018
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