Drawing on Ithaka S+R findings and the scholarly literature, this paper identifies what constitutes a data community and outlines the most important features by studying three success stories, investigating the circumstances under which intensive data sharing is already happening.
Shared research infrastructures are playing an increasingly important role in most scientific fields and represent a significant proportion of the total public investment in science. Many of these infrastructures have the potential to be used outside of their traditional scientific domain and outside of the...
What do data librarians think of the MLIS? Professionals' perceptions of knowledge transfer, trends and challenges
Investigators of this study found that changing the educational model may lead to improvements in future library data services.
Open data privacy: a risk-benefit, process-oriented approach to sharing and protecting municipal data
Cities today collect and store a wide range of data that may contain sensitive or identifiable information about residents. As cities embrace open data initiatives, more of this information is available to the public. While releasing data has many important benefits, sharing data comes with...
Big data is big news these days. But most organisations just end up hoarding vast reams of data, leaving them with a massive repository of unstructured – or “dark” – data that is of little use to anyone. Given the potential benefits of big data...
There were 12,691,000 internet subscribers in Australia at the end of December 2014. This is an increase of 2% from the end of December 2013. Overview This release contains details of internet activity supplied by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Australia with more than 1,000...
There were over 2 million Australian internet subscribers accessing download speeds of 24Mbps or greater as at 31 December 2013, according to this release.
Australian attitudes and activities in relation to illegally accessing online movies and television shows
The Intellectual Property Awareness Foundation (IPAF) undertakes independent research into the attitudes and actions of Australians in relation to the issue of illegal content theft of movies and television shows. The research is undertaken by Sycamore Research; Marketing, an independent market research organisation, in conjunction...
Currently, 19 per cent of internet users in the US say they have downloaded a podcast so they could listen to it or view it later. Podcasting has yet to become a fixture in the everyday lives of internet users, as very few internet users...