2016 – Friday

Think big – transforming, extending, reusing data

“Wear your open on your sleeve” (Mike Eisen, OpenCon 2015 keynote)


Still emerging, depends on your field and research community!

Things to Avoid

Locking down your data if it can be reused by others without legal or ethical restrictions


Think about how your data might be used by your “future self.” How can you plan, document, and share your data to make it more reusable in the future?

Check out these stories about how data are shared and reused by others.

Want to learn more about open science? Check out the talks and projects from OpenCon2015 and the new website for Why Open Research?

Tell Us

What are the pros & cons of sharing your data openly?
How you could make your data more reusable?
If sharing isn’t the norm in your field, what are the barriers? How might they be overcome?
How do you think research data should be shared?

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Check out the resource board & the changing face of data on Pinterest
Talk to your local library’s data experts, or check out their sites (listed on the Home page).