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Facilitating open exchange of data and information
By broad consensus, Open Data presents great value. However, beyond that simple statement, there are a number of complex, and sometimes contentious, issues that the science community must address. In this review, we ...
uBioRSS : tracking taxonomic literature using RSS
(Oxford University Press, 2007-03-28)
Web content syndication through standard formats such as RSS and ATOM has become an increasingly popular mechanism for publishers, news sources, and blogs to disseminate regularly updated content. These standardized ...
Pilot projects for publishing and citing ocean data
(American Geophysical Union, 2012-10-23)
In the ocean sciences, a project was started in 2008 to bring together scientists, data managers, and library experts to explore means to (1) increase the submission of data to data centers, (2) make data more accessible ...
Mapping the biosphere : exploring species to understand the origin, organization and sustainability of biodiversity
(Taylor & Francis, 2012-03-27)
The time is ripe for a comprehensive mission to explore and document Earth's species. This calls for a campaign to educate and inspire the next generation of professional and citizen species explorers, investments in ...
Building research networks to support campus programs [poster]
This poster focuses on the methods, tools and outcomes involved in creating two targeted research networks to support large, long-running research programs in the Woods Hole scientific community.
Envisioning the future of science libraries at academic research institutions : a discussion
A group of librarians, other information professionals, scientists and research administrators met to discuss the challenges that research libraries are currently facing. After the meeting a survey was conducted to obtain ...
Dataset to DOI using SWORD [poster]
This poster describes the tools and processes by which datasets are deposited in an institutional repository (IR) and digital object identifiers (DOI) are acquired. The Marine Biological Laboratory/Woods Hole Oceanographic ...
The vascular flora of Falmouth (Barnstable County) Massachusetts
With a few exceptions, the species on this list of Falmouth vascular plants are substantiated by herbarium sheets, most of which are in the MBLWHOI Library Herbarium (SPWH). We invite improvements to the list by the ...
Lessons learned from 104 years of mobile observatories [poster]
As the oceanographic community ventures into a new era of integrated observatories, it may be helpful to look back on the era of "mobile observatories" to see what Cyberinfrastructure lessons might be learned. For example, ...