Data, Metrics, and Professional Realities

It’s the Neoliberalism, Stupid: Why instrumentalist arguments for Open Access, Open Data, and Open Science are not enough | LSE Blog

For those interested in stepping back and looking at how data issues play a role in the evolving institutional and financial context of research, here’s a blog post by Eric Kansa who directs Open Context a data publishing venue for archaeology. He explores how better metrics (to encourage data publication) are not necessarily a panacea by themselves, but need to be examined along with other issues in the professional context of research.

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