Questions tagged [data]

Questions concerning acquisition, handling, presentation, publication, and other practices related to use of data in academic research.

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How should data be cited and referenced?

I'm doing research in macroeconomics, using time series from a national statistics department, nevertheless I'm not sure how should I properly reference my data sources, I have seen that in most ...
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How can the reader verify the validity of the claims in a published clinical trial paper?

I am from the field of Mathematics. If you find some published articles in a mathematical journal, you can check the validity of the claimed results just by reading the proof or provide a ...
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Ethics and legality of scraping (and ultimately publishing about) publicly available information from journal websites

I'm interested in scraping publicly available information from journal websites (such as article titles, authors, abstracts, and keywords). After scraping the data, I'm interested in analyzing the ...
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Original data vs reference data?

A journal asks to upload/link the data and code used in your article. I have a Github repository with data and code. One of the questions in the form is: Are you linking to original data reported in ...
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In-house code used in paper methods section but not shared

I am muddling my way through my program an stumbled upon a technique I would really want to employ in my research. The technique is well outside the realm of my PI's expertise and my PI would not run ...
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Institutional repository (DSpace)

I currently work for the small institutions that doesn't have a digital repository, so we begun the process of digitilising current research data: sensitive data (raw data in a form of pdf surveys, ...
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Best practices in sharing qualitative data such as interview transcripts alongside a paper publication?

In the past I have shared quantitative datasets by uploading them to data repositories (like Zenodo) as CSV-files or similar formats. But I lack experience with regards to qualitative data such as ...
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Data vs Metadata

I am having a discussion with a colleague to define the metadata for data management protocol. The problem is that I cannot define the difference between data and metadata. For example, if I take the ...