Ensuring the integrity, accessibility, and stewardship of research data in the digital age

The digital era provides researchers with greatly enhanced ability to analyze and share data, but a new report warns that technology also makes it easier for data to be distorted. The report, from the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine, recommend...

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Corporate Authors: Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (U.S.) Committee on Ensuring the Utility and Integrity of Research Data in a Digital Age, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. National Academies Press c2009, 2009
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Summary:The digital era provides researchers with greatly enhanced ability to analyze and share data, but a new report warns that technology also makes it easier for data to be distorted. The report, from the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine, recommends that research institutions ensure that every investigator receives appropriate training on managing data responsibly. Further, the report urges these institutions, along with professional societies, journals and research sponsors, to develop standards for ensuring the integrity of research data and specific data-management guidelines to account for new technologies
Physical Description:xvi, 162 p. ill. 23 cm
ISBN:9780309136853
0309136857
0309136849
9780309136846