- Below are various tweets from several branches of a discussion that started with this tweet from D.N. Lee:
- It became quickly apparent that data sharing mentalities and traditions vary between different fields.
- — Andrew A. Farke (@AndyFarke)Fri, Mar 07 2014 01:06:02@DNLee5 Depends on field? I had full measurement tables for my ZJLS paper on bovid sinuses & all CT scan data archived at museums.
- — Andrew A. Farke (@AndyFarke)Fri, Mar 07 2014 01:07:36@DNLee5 http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0054329 … is a great example of paper adding to published data sets to make new science
- — Hope Jahren (@HopeJahren)Fri, Mar 07 2014 01:07:51
- — Andrew A. Farke (@AndyFarke)Fri, Mar 07 2014 01:08:52
- — Hope Jahren (@HopeJahren)Fri, Mar 07 2014 01:13:15
- — Matthew Hartings (@sciencegeist)Fri, Mar 07 2014 01:14:23
- — Ted Hart (@DistribEcology)Fri, Mar 07 2014 01:19:35@HopeJahren @AndyFarke @DNLee5 as @TimHVines et al. showed. https://www.cell.com/current-biology/abstract/S0960-9822(13)01400-0 … One more reason to share. Like data life insurance
- Why is data sharing sometimes a problem?
- — Eva Amsen (@easternblot)Fri, Mar 07 2014 01:17:36
- — Eva Amsen (@easternblot)Fri, Mar 07 2014 01:24:19
- What does the practice of data sharing involve? How do people share data so freely in some fields?
- — Andrew David Thaler (@SFriedScientist)Fri, Mar 07 2014 00:53:26@DNLee5 It is a mentality that is very common in genetics, where our datasets are huge and uploaded to public databases.
- — Andrew David Thaler (@SFriedScientist)Fri, Mar 07 2014 00:54:06@DNLee5 But isn't a great model for everything. It's understood that if you put something on, say, genbank, others will use it.
- — Andrew David Thaler (@SFriedScientist)Fri, Mar 07 2014 00:58:40@DNLee5 Nor I. Only really see it in pop gen/genomics. Even then, most are less open than they claim.
Sharing data - State(s) of the field(s)
At F1000Research we ask authors to include all data with their articles. More and more publishers are now implementing clear data policies, and this move has led to lively discussions. Here is a recent conversation on Twitter, which highlights differences between fields of research.