Things 15 and 16

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Things 15 and 16 go together because the data management plan is a preparation for publishing. Macquarie is not listed as having data management tools (https://projects.ands.org.au/policy.php) but there are instructions on the website: Create a data ma…

Thing 13 Walk the crosswalk

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ANDS, for Research Data Australia, faced with the challenge of trying to sort 104 metadata schemas. What is a crosswalk? A schema crosswalk is a table that shows equivalent elements (or “fields”) in more than one database schema. It maps th…

Thing 14 Identifiers and linked data

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The ORCID is the only thing that will go with you throughout your research and professional history and journey. My personal ORCID is http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7856-5093 ORCID is on Twitter https://twitter.com/ORCID_Org There is a current discussion t…

Thing 8: Citation metrics for data

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Excellent link to NSW grey literature, Haefligers: http://nswaol.library.usyd.edu.au/view?docId=pdfs/13834_ID_Thorp2008HaefligersCottageHillEndExcavRpt.pdf This Thing is dealing with Altmetrics, which dear Susan is an expert in and proponent of.

Thing 11 Productivity Tools

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What is Workflowy? Workflowy is hugely simple. It is a to-do list in a hierarchical style, which allows the user to zoom in to see just the set of jobs under a bullet point, and also share this targeted subset of tasks with others via a secret shared l…