Conference: The Gold Standard of Reproducible Research: How to make it work in qualitative and quantitative research, University of Nottingham, 9 March 2017

Louise Corti of the UK Data Service is running a workshop on Qualitative Data: Data sharing and storage at the NICEP Conference: The Gold Standard of Reproducible Research.Reproducibility is held as the gold standard for scientific research. The legitimacy of any published work depends on the question: can we access the data, replicate the analysis […]

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Workshop: Preparing qualitative data for sharing and reuse Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) Centre, India 6 March 2017

Louise Corti of the UK Data Service is running a workshop on Preparing qualitative data for sharing and reuse at the Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) Centre. The workshop is aimed at researchers interested or actively engaged in the creation and management of qualitative research data, and will look at the steps required to prepare data for sharing and reuse. The announcement of […]

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CLSTL 2017: International Conference on Changing Landscape of Science & Technology Libraries, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, India 2-4 March 2017

Louise Corti of the UK Data Service is leading the afternoon workshop: Research Data Management & Libraries, on 3 March, at the International Conference on Changing Landscape of Science & Technology Libraries, at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar. This conference aims to connect library and information experts, practicing professionals and academics working in leading academic and research libraries, particularly in […]

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Adapting Social Network Analysis to Age of Big Data

“Social networks,” reads a passage in the new book, Social Network Analysis: Methods and Examples, “have been a defining feature of society since the early dawn of humanity – people have always interacted with each other or have made friends of enemies.” But the widespread use of the term “social network” is a creature of […]

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Excel Can Corrupt Research Data — Data Packages to the Rescue

Open Knowledge International’s Frictionless Data project aims to make sharing and using data as easy and frictionless as possible by improving how data is packaged. The project is designed to support the tools and file formats researchers use in their everyday work, including basic CSV files and popular data analysis programming languages and frameworks, like […]

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Ethical Considerations in Case-Centered Qualitative Research

Case-centered qualitative research is discussed elsewhere in this blog (in particular, see “Multi-method & Case-centered Research: When the Whole is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts”).  It is generally defined as multiple-method research that focuses on complex social units or entities (or “cases”) in their entirety, while maintaining the cohesiveness of the entity throughout the […]

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Andy Kirk’s View from the Summit of Data Visualization

These are heady times for data visualization, says Andy Kirk, one of the apostles of the movement. There was a burst of growth last year, a move to focus more on message than ornamentation, and appeals to do battle with the forces of ‘post-truth.’ In this interview, Kirk addresses these issues and more in an era […]

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Future Perfect: Seven Data Types We’d Like to See

While there is more data available at our fingertips today than ever before, the future promises to bring even more information into our reach. But what kind of data will it be? And what new doors will it open? As part of our Love Your Data Week 2017 celebration, SAGE Publishing asked a few of our journal editors and textbook authors about what data […]

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