Friday, June 16, 2017
Research misconduct -- primarily plagiarism and data falsification -- figure prominently in the latest Semiannual Report to Congress by the National Science Foundation's Office of the Inspector General. Those investigated included a full professor, assistant professors and graduate students. The full report is available here.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
All federal agencies must have a public access plan that sets out requirements for the sharing of data collected from and scholarly articles generated by funded research. However, the details vary from agency to agency. Click here for a list of current agency public access plans.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Monday, February 20, 2017
Monday, February 06, 2017
We have all heard about management plans for electronic data gathered in scientific research. Efforts are under way to make physical objects available for scientific study as well. The Registry of U.S. Federal Scientific Collections has details.
Friday, February 03, 2017
The National Institutes of Health issued a new policy for text in PDF attachments. The Arial, Georgia Helvetica and Palatino Linotype fonts acceptable; applicants are no longer restricted to black text. Check out the policy for details.