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A database is a systematized collection of data that can be accessed immediately and manipulated by a data-processing system for a specific purpose.

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Copyright status of data extracted from an article

Some colleagues and I have clicked several points from articles of the literature to retrieve the data using a tool like WebPlotDigitizer. I usually try to contact the authors to retrieve the original ...
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APA reference for a search page, a query, or the underlying database: which one and how

A student wants to properly reference a source that is not a typical one as far as I know (and to do it using APA 7 style). She is finding a lot of useful information by means of a query in the search ...
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Alternatives to classify.oclc.org for getting a book's call number?

I need to get the LOC call number of multiple ebooks. I used to use http://classify.oclc.org/, but now the website doesn't seem to work anymore. Is there a (freely accessible) platform, database, ...
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Graduated and work as a data analyst. How should I tell coworkers who use my analyses to cite my work?

I completed my PhD in Biomedical Informatics a year ago and now work as a data analyst at an academic research institution. I am the only analyst in my particular department. I've noticed that when ...
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Database of publicly funded research

I am trying to create a database of publicly funded research projects related to the topic of environmental assessments in trade agreements, so that I can map these and do some other analysis. Does ...
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Is there a decentralized database for collecting primary historical records?

Is there a decentralized storage protocol for housing a database of primary records that would be used in historical research, for example, events to have occurred in a certain year, and primary ...
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IPEDS 2020 / 2021 Access database - where to find information about institution name and programs / majors offerred [closed]

Hi I have downloaded the IPEDS 2020 / 2021 Access database - where can I find information about institution name and programs / majors offerred?
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How to know if a paper is reviewed in zbMATH database?

So I wonder how one can differentiate if the work is reviewed or pending in the zbMATH database. In MathSciNet, it is clearly, mentioned if the work is prelim, pending, reviewed or indexed. But in ...
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Can I request access to a database from another university if it is not available at my university?

For my PhD (finance) I need access to a scientific database. The problem is that my university unfortunately does not offer this database in its library. Another university (in the same city even) ...
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How do advanced search options work on Cambridge Core?

I am trying to conduct a publication search on the Cambridge Core database but do not understand how the logical operators and quotation marks work on that site (and even if they do). Here's an ...
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What are the terms imposed when someone subscribes to an academic database? [closed]

When an institution subscribes to an academic database, what are the specific terms of the agreement about what they can and cannot do with it? For example, what if they allowed anyone to use the ...
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Are US researchers prohibited from sharing journal articles via university-sanctioned cloud resources?

I want to share PDF journal articles with my research team, where the team members are all affiliated with my academic institute, a US-based university. The articles are not necessarily my ...
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How to find mathematicians in a given field?

This is essentially a continuation to my previous question here. In one of the answers, it was proposed that I find people who did active research in the field I wanted to study and contacted them. My ...
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Help finding a research paper published 70 years ago, not able to find it anywhere [duplicate]

Title : Ein zahlentheoretische-logarithmischer Rechenstab Author : Ivan Paasche It's written in German and was published in "MNU. Der Mathematische und Naturwissenschaftliche Unterricht" 6, ...
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What if I made a mistake in a paper and now I got a minor revision?

I have received a minor revision after a major revision for a paper. I discovered that I made a mistake in the calculations. Fixing it will result in changing a lot of the results, but the final ...
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It is possible a journal no longer be indexed in Web of Science (WoS)?

I am doing a bibliometric research in Web of Science. I made a research one year ago of a topic in Web of Science and I got a known number of results, as well as the percentual of papers per country. ...
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Where can I find a paper that has been cited multiple times but only ever appears as a citation?

I'm doing an assignment on early warning score (EWS) systems as part of a postgraduate diploma in Medical Technologies. The progenitor of the system is cited in several papers as Morgan et al. Morgan, ...
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How to get a random selection of papers based on certain criteria?

What would be a good (easy, quick, replicable) way to get a random selection of, say, 1000 papers (DOIs) based on specific criteria, such as that they ought to have been: published in journals of a ...
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Can I collect published images of biological specimens in a database for scientific purposes?

I'd like to create a database with published photographs of some biological species to use them for scientific research, but I have questions according copyright law. Can I use published images in a ...
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how to insert a GitHub linked data for my experimental results in a research paper?

I have wondered about the policy of insert a GitHub link in my technical note to make the all benchmarks results available. Is there any license required ? or a specific format? example: https://rana-...
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Is there any single search portal over all open access scholarly materials?

I would like to find a search engine over open access materials of all kinds, but specifically from scholarly publishers. So to be clear, it could be a specialised encyclopedia or encyclopedia article,...
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Wiley Online Library: The Meanings of the 2-Char Codes for Citation Fields Exported as Plain Text?

As with many research databases, the Wiley Online Library lets you export citations to plain text. Here is a example for the article, The “Front Porch”: Examining the Increasing Interconnection of ...
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How can I include a database/excel spreadsheet that I made in a proposal?

I'm writing my thesis proposal, and as part of the process I've converted what used to be a Word document form to collect data into a database/spreadsheet hybrid. I have to show how I'm collecting ...
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Is there a dataset, database or API as large as WorldCat that allows for search by library of congress call number? [closed]

Is there a raw dataset, database or API as large as WorldCat that allows for search by library of congress call number? As far as possible I need to query all the works in the world. At least every ...
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Is there a search tool for finding primary sources in US History?

If I search a tool like JSTOR, ProQuest, or Academic Search Complete, I typically just find secondary sources. Occasionally I can find primary sources there, but only when it is part of a translation ...
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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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How can I find papers that are not sponsored by industry?

Are there any databases or search filters for published peer-reviewed articles, particularly concerning environmental issues, that are neither affiliated with nor funded by corporate interests? I am ...
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Using ORCID to obtain bibliographic data for coauthor network analysis

I'm trying to use ORCID to generate a full list of publications for a set of approximately 500 individuals, along with whatever associated metadata is available in that database. I'm trying to use ...
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In layman's terms, what is the difference between OpenAthens and Shibboleth? [closed]

I Googled. I don't have Ph.D. computer science to understand What is the difference between Shibboleth and OpenAthens? Too many esoteric words! I Googled SAML and found Security Assertion Markup ...
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Given a DOI, how can I programmatically obtain all the author affiliations?

Given a DOI, how can I programmatically obtain all the author affiliations? The coding part isn't the issue, but finding a proper database/API is. E.g. for DOI 10.1186/s12920-019-0598-0, the author ...
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Database of top researchers by keyword [closed]

I am looking for a database/web-service that allows me to find the top researchers (e.g., by number of citations) in a specific field (e.g., by keywords such as nutrigenomics). I once used it but for ...
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Who owns the copyright of the acquisition of an object or sample owned by a third party?

Our lab performed 3D scans of materials (e.g. metals, rocks etc.) produced by other institutions and universities. But I am also interested in other analyses. I was wondering who has the copyright on ...
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Acces to database as guest auditor at another university

For my doctorate (economics) I absolutely need access to a scientific database. The problem is that my university unfortunately does not offer this database in its library. The database access as well ...
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Is it ok (ethically speaking) to rename features of a dataset for publishing?

I work in the machine learning field where I deal with datasets provided by an industrial partner, and one concern of the project is the confidentiality of the data. My team is working on a fault ...
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Is the maintainer of a database a good or bad reviewer in principle?

I have used a large database comprising the equivalent of about 10 studies. Would the researcher in charge of this database be a good peer reviewer? As an editor, would they be a good selection? On ...
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Tools for creating and managing a Data Dictionary [closed]

I'm looking for tools to create a data dictionary for my project's data. We have a large database of many variables, and I would like to create a data dictionary that describes what each variable ...
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An equivalent of arXiv, but for tabular and other experimental data? [duplicate]

Suppose I'm doing some experimental work in an academic context. The essence of the results will likely be captured by documents such as conference/journal articles, technical reports, a M.Sc. or Ph.D....
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Find articles that share datasets and code

I am working on some project, in which I would like to find articles where they use some computer code to treat data, and the used datasets and code is totally available (github, personal website, etc)...
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Is it possible to get a list of everyone who graduated from a college in a given year/field?

I am interested in doing a project on graduate life-paths and need to be able to see the cohort a student graduated in in a given subject? i.e. can I say I want a list of all the people who graduated ...
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Create journal database: is there any easy way to auto-download all the citations of a volume or all the volumes of a journal?

I am trying to create my own research database. The first step for me to do is to identify the journals that I need to read and refer to. The way I create the searching database is by copying all the ...
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Best platform to publicaly share data

I'm in the final stage of my PhD, and want to make my datasets publicly available. This is so that my examiners can re-run my regressions, if they wish; but moreover, I want other scholars to be able ...
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Building a local database from Web of Science and Scopus search results

I would like to build a local bibliography database (possibly with SQL) with the data exported from Web of Science (WOS) search results. I can export these online query results in a BibTeX file and ...
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Reproducible, open, transparent, ethical Research when confronted to (patient) data anonymization : is it at all possible in practice?

A lot of Hype goes in reproducible, open and transparency for data analysis theses days in some fields mores that other. The code is to be share as well as the dataset. How to achieve this in a ...
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Historical Course Descriptions for Master's and Ph.D in Statistics/Data Science Programs [closed]

I'm writing to ask whether there's any references for course descriptions for the classes required of a master's degree back in the 1990s, 1980s, 1970s, 1960s,...., 1900s. I wanted to know how the ...
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If I change my research group, can my former supervisor restrict my access to my codes that are written by myself?

Recently, I quitted my current research group and I will start to work with someone else. I was in my former research group for almost three years and during these three years I wrote more 200,000 ...
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Accessing research databases with company computer? [closed]

Are there any legal (or other) limitations in accessing research databases from a computer at my workplace? As a part-time student I have full access to resources provided by my university and was ...
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Where do all the essays go in college? [closed]

At my college I worked in the back room shredding graded essays from various subjects for hours. Some of them were very good and seems like a gross waste of data and labor. I wonder is this the ...
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does a database containing list of all journals and related meta-data exist? [closed]

Is there any database where I can find a list of all the journals and filter the database based on the Impact factor, publisher and category (Open access or commercial)?
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Is there a database of granted and declined funding proposals available with abstracts?

I´m looking for a database of granted and declined scientific funding proposals. The applications should contain an identifier of the subject as well as the semantic components of the application and ...
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How to find a list of all articles published by a particular journal?

My colleagues and I are looking into ways to get a list of all articles published for the history of a given journal. Primarily, we are looking to for a list that includes title, authors, year, ...
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