New report looking at the publication and long term availability of research results from the Research Information Network [RIN]. The report, commissioned by JISC and NERC, looks at current practice with interviews from over 100 researchers, across eight subject and cross-disciplinary areas and makes recommendations for policy makers in four areas.
- Creating and caring for data
- Publishing data: motivations and constraints
- Discovery, access and usability of datasets
- Quality assurance
There is an excellent short summary here, with links to a .pdf down load of the Executive Summary, Full Report and Appendicies.