The rise of the data journal

The rise of the data journal

Interesting blog post on figshare about new moves to integrate open-access data with traditional scientific publishing models

Recently, we noted that 2015 seems to be the year that funders get serious about academic data. With the emergence of open data mandates, we are now talking about ‘when’, not ‘if’, the majority of academic outputs will live openly on the web. Funders, governments, and institutions are already making preparations for how this content should be best managed and preserved….

There’s lots more to read on figshare, and the Nature Scientific Data blog (source of the image used above).


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