Funding agencies now expect researchers to manage and share their research data following international standards and good practice from their field. But do you know what “research data” actually means? Before we get into the how, let’s focus on the “what”.Continue reading “What is research data?”
This weekend is (already) the last of our series of Digital Skills Workshops, with a focus on the Internet and the civil society – from a corporate/mainstream and a researcher/activist point of view.
- On Friday, join Michael Kende for a discussion on Internet Economics and Policies (14:15-15:45 in room S4)
- On Saturday and Sunday (choose one), participate in Exposing the Invisible: tactics and tools for safer investigations with Laura Ranca from the Tactical Tech NGO (09:15-16:00 in room S6)
Would you like to record a podcast, a debate, or a voiceover? The Library can help! While we do not have a studio room, the Library now offers a mobile audio studio set you can borrowContinue reading “The Sound of Science”
This Fall, register for one of the free two-day workshops prepared by the Direction of Studies and the Library, open to all students of the Graduate Institute (Master & PhD). Here is a quick peek at what is in store for the next few months.Continue reading “Digital Skills Workshops @IHEID: Register Now!”
Sharing a dataset is nice, but to make it truly open you must make sure it can be interpreted and used in a meaningful way. This means your data should always include documentation that explains everything a third party should know, and a Readme file is perhaps the easiest sort of documentation you can create.Continue reading “Documenting data: Readme.txt”