Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship


The GSLIS Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) conducts research on information problems that impact scientific and scholarly inquiry. Our projects and activities focus on how digital information can advance the work of scientists and scholars, the curation of research data, and the integration of information within and across disciplines and research communities.

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  • Baker, Karen S.; Mayernik, Matthew S.; Thompson, Cheryl A.; Nienhouse, Eric; Williams, Steve; Worley, Steve (2015-02)
    Amidst the contemporary focus on open data and national coordination, there is a need for organization-centric discussions about scientific data and data management. Data collections at the National Center for Atmospheric ...


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  • Hou, Chung-Yi; Thompson, Cheryl A.; Palmer, Carole L. (2014-12-15)
    As digital research data proliferate and expectations for open access escalate, the landscape of data repositories is becoming more complex. For example, DataBibcurrently identifies 980 data repositories across the ...


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  • Baker, Karen S.; Kellerhals, Doyn; Miller, Keith (2013-03)
    By considering the many kinds of data processes and information elements early in development of a data system, we pay attention to alignment with existing practices and organization that is science-oriented. Establishing ...


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  • Thomer, Andrea K.; Palmer, Carole L.; Fouke, Bruce W.; Rodman, Ann; Choudhury, G. Sayeed; Baker, Karen S.; Asangba, Abigail E.; Wickett, Karen M.; DiLauro, Timothy; Varvel, Virgil E., Jr. (2013-12)
    The continuing proliferation of geological and biological data generated at scientifically significant sites (such as hot springs, coral reefs, volcanic fields and other unique, data-rich locales) has created a clear need ...


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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Thomer, Andrea K.; Baker, Karen S.; DiLauro, Timothy; Asangba, Abigail E. (2013-12)
    The description of the specific processes and artifacts that led to the creation of a data product provide a detailed picture of data provenance in the form of a workflow. The Site-Based Data Curation project, hosted by ...


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