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Encouraging Open Methods via Data Repositories

Author(s): Julian Richards

Year: 2015

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In order to make our research results reproducible we must first of all make our research data available, so that others can re-use them, and test our results. In turn this requires long term digital data preservation and open access to data. Data sets must also be citable via permanent digital identifiers. This paper will discuss the experience of the UK’s Archaeology Data Service in making data available for re-use, and our evidence for such re-use. It will highlight, in particular, the use of Digital Object Identifiers to reference specific data sets, and data items, but also the reluctance of researchers to properly cite the digital data resources which underpin their research.

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Encouraging Open Methods via Data Repositories. Julian Richards. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 397310)


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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America