Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship
The Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) at the School of Information Sciences 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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Understanding & Replicating a Citation Bias Paper: “Citation bias and selective focus on positive findings in the literature on the serotonin transporter gene (5-HTTLPR), life stress and depression” (2020-07-30)Preliminary work towards replicating a published paper on citation bias: Vries, Y. A. de, A. M. Roest, M. Franzen, M. R. Munafò, and J. A. Bastiaansen. 2016. “Citation Bias and Selective Focus on Positive Findings in the ...
(University of Oulu, Finland, 2019)This e-zine documents the discussions and group work done at the ‘Infrastructuring in Participatory Design’ workshop, a full-day event that took place at the Participatory Design Conference 2018 in Hasselt and Genk, Belgium. ...
Text Data Mining Beyond the Open Data Paradigm: Perspectives at the Intersection of Intellectual Property and Ethics (2018-12-06)This poster highlights outcomes from an IMLS-funded National Forum project on text data mining with content that is subject to use conditions due to intellectual property rights. It argues that developing strong frameworks ...
(University of Oulu, Finland, 2018)A workshop was organized to provide members and other stakeholders of Finland’s INAR RI Ecosystems consortium with an introduction to data management in the ecological and related sciences. The notion of local data management ...
Disambiguating Descriptions: Mapping Digital Special Collections Metadata into Linked Open Data Formats (Association of Information Science and Technology, 2016)In this poster we describe the Linked Open Data (LOD) for Digital Special Collections project at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and describe some of the particular challenges that legacy metadata poses for ...