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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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Is there any academic search engines to show the antecedents and outcomes used in a study?

I was looking for an academic search engine or database capable of showing the independent and dependents variables used in the study. Let's say I am searching for: McAllister, C. P., & Perrewé, ...
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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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Repositories of publications of universities or institutions across the world [closed]

Is there any extensive database with the repositories of universities (and similar institutions) from around the world? By repositories, I mean web pages where publications (such as PhD thesis) are ...
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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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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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How to find articles containing specific keywords such as “cosmology” in several scientific databases?

I need to check articles containing specific keywords such as "cosmology" daily. It takes long time to search one by one search engines and databases such as ScienceDirect, GoogleScholar, arxiv, and ...
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Accessing research database [closed]

Is there a database(s) that can provide research insights (articles, case studies etc.) focused on financial services industry (e.g. topics such as data analysis, IT/Data Architecture as it relates to ...
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Keyword author comparison

Are there any databases filtering authors and comparing author-level metrics as to a given keyword? In example, can all German authors of articles on derivatives be ranked according to their h-index?
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Ask authors for some data (after already asking one of the three authors without getting an answer)

I have a question: I'm currently working on my PhD and I was looking for some specific data. After going through a lot of articels I found one from 2016 and one from 2017 both from the same three ...
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Anyone here experimented Elsevier's new "Data in Brief' and 'MethodsX' journals? [closed]

Since recently I have adopted the practice of depositing and publishing raw data and background information (e.g. original images, chromatograms, R scripts, etc) regarding my published papers. I am ...
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Alternatives to Excel to store experimental data [closed]

As a part of my thesis, I collect data from students and I combine their data in a single Excel sheet. The experiment consists of 200 trials. Every trial gives me three numbers: The answer is ...
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I doing my master thesis by using secondary data? If the data has already comparison part? Then how do i write about methods part? [closed]

I have already written my Literature review part of my master thesis. I'm going to write a methodology section. I have a secondary data. If we have a two yeas means, usually compare and contrast those ...
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Hugely important database replete with errors

I am about to finish my PhD in bioinformatics. I am trying not to give out too many details, so I won't be very specific. In the field I am working in, there are two extremely important databases ...
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How do you discover databases?

Is there a database or search engine where I can search for databases on a specific topic? For example, how do librarians decide which databases they will subscribe to; is there some central list?
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Creating dataset by scraping YouTube?

I'm trying to build a large dataset of images for training a machine learning model. My idea is to generate these images by grabbing frames off YouTube videos. My question: would this violate ...
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Why hasn't anybody built a free bibliographic database yet? [closed]

A globally available, free bibliographic database, much like Google Scholar but with stronger query-building and export of hits, would be tremendously useful. [Edited to add explanation of why this ...
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A journal appeared indexed until 2016 is now cancelled in Scimago. What does this mean?

In some online databases such as DBLP some journals or conferences appear that are canceled or not appear at all after a few years. For what I know that is because, according to DBLP, the mentioned ...
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What is the best way to archive all references in phd?

As a phd student, I am in phase 0 of my research and I download many papers everyday. I have archived the names and the specifications of the papers in a spreadsheet, but that does not really help. ...
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Are there any research databases that accept submission of published articles?

My organisation is a research institute that publishes peer-reviewed research articles via its website. Further social media and digital communication channels are also utilised to extend the reach of ...
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Confusion between citation databases: how are they related?

I have seen in some faculties that I have been visiting that they give more importance to some citation databases than to others. About this issue, I have some confusions. I prefer to open only one ...
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Is there a database of every scientist with their scientific interests?

Is there an open database of every scientist with their scientific interests? For example, I want to find a list of all scientists with their contact details based in the UK, whose scientific ...
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Are there any open access databases of all (or close enough) academic papers ever published? (not full-text)

Was wondering if there were any reasonably exhaustive open databases listing academic papers, with just the preliminary info, namely Title, authors, journal, etc. with or without abstract. I'm not ...
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Is there any standardization of figures for scientific publication in any field?

Short Version: Making the data behind the figures openly available is undeniably a massive help to the research community. What are some enabling systematic efforts (standard, file format requirement, ...
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doing masters while working? [closed]

I work full time as a bit of a mix: sql server DBA, BI developer, DW admin, ETL developer… I hold a BS in Systems Engineering, and wanted to continue studying… What are my options to balance a ...
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Where to get statistics about papers mentioning specific keywords?

I am currently gathering info about the state of the art of some topic. What I want to do is to get statistics about how often the topic was mentioned in papers in combination with other keywords in ...
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What to do when your name appears second instead of first?

As a Research Associate I wrote a paper which was published with my professor line manager as second author (even though he didn't work on the paper). I did the research, I wrote the paper, yet his ...
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Do universities keep records/a database of student assignments from the past? Or is only Masters/PhD work kept to publish in journals?

Do universities keep work done by students for later research and/or plagiarism detection by future students (eg. self-plagiarism)?
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Sharing articles with your department colleagues

Our group of researchers (~15 people) came to an agreement that it would be a good idea to have a database of journal articles that are worth sharing. Our department is becoming more and more focused ...
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Ethics of using public and illegally obtained databases for academic purposes

I'm on my senior year of college, and my professor and I have decided on an independent study where I will analyze and develop some method(s) for screening valid data sets for the 'selection' phase of ...
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Criticism of Paper [closed]

This is my first exercise which involves reading a paper and finding shortcomings or gaps in it. This is towards a database course for my masters degree. My paper deals with validation of xml using ...
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Restrictions on use of a commercial database in publications [closed]

I am considering purchasing a commercial database of retail transactions for a certain industry and time period. My intent is to do basic summary statistics and regression analysis, and publish those ...
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Global database of study programmes?

I'm interested in finding all undergraduate/graduate study programmes on the topic of "Sustainable Consumption". Is there a global database across all universities and teaching institutions that ...
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Research database access friction [closed]

Why is access to research databases (ebrary, EBSCO, JSTOR, LexisNexis, Project MUSE, Proquest, Sage, Science Direct, etc) – even when you’re a student or faculty member at an institution with a ...