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Data for Good Collaboration: research report

This report presents key findings from a research partnership, which involved the design and delivery of a series of webinars that built data literacy; and participatory data capacity-building workshops facilitated by teams of social scientists and data scientists.
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A Canadian framework for data reuse

Data reuse is required to help solve public policy problems in sectors such as education and health care. This paper argues that the time has come for Canada to turn its attention to treating data as a strategic asset, and build a Canadian framework for...
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Exposed and exploited: data protection in the Middle East and North Africa

Across the Middle East and North Africa, data protection legislation is still in its infancy, and it remains a low priority in countries where data protection laws are either very weak or non-existent. In this report, the authors explore data protection legislation in Jordan, Lebanon...
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Judgments as data

This report addresses access to case law in New Zealand, why it is important, and how it can be improved, particularly for use in digital services. In particular, it calls for written decisions of courts and tribunals in New Zealand to be prepared and published...
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Tourism satellite account: year ended March 2020

This report provides a picture of the role tourism plays in New Zealand, with information on the changing levels and impact of tourism activity. It presents information on tourism’s contribution to the New Zealand economy in terms of expenditure and employment. Results cover provisional figures...
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The cost of data inadequacy

This report outlines the economic cost and implications of the UK not receiving an adequacy decision from the EU. The authors look at the impact on businesses, different economic sectors, and the wider economy.
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State of the data and digital nation: September 2020

This report aims to increase visibility and transparency of data and digital initiatives across Australia and help the Australian Data and Digital Council (ADDC) identify areas of alignment and potential collaboration between jurisdictions.
Position paper

Responsible operations: data science, machine learning, and AI in libraries

This paper presents an interdependent set of technical, organisational, and social challenges to be addressed en route to library operationalisation of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI).
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Data voids: where missing data can easily be exploited

This paper offers some basic background on search engines, before discussing the different types of data voids that appear in search engines and adjacent recommender systems, the challenges that search engines face when they encounter data voids, and the ways data voids can be exploited...
Journal article

Exposing standardization and consistency issues in repository metadata requirements for data deposition

In this article, the authors examine common and unique metadata requirements and their levels of descrip­tion, determined by the data deposit forms of 20 repositories in three disciplines—archaeology, quantitative social science, and zoology.