What We’re Reading 11Feb2019

What We’re Reading — February 11, 2019 The FireOak team keeps an eye out for and shares the most interesting articles, reports, and case studies related to managing, sharing, and securing information, data, and knowledge. Here are some snippets from what we’re reading right now. This week: reflections from the University of Saskatchewan on their…

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World Cancer Day – Open Access Research

Open Access Research for World Cancer Day By the FireOak Strategies TeamFebruary 4, 2019 February 4 is World Cancer Day each year. Join us to thank researchers and publishers for sharing their open access research and open data related to cancer research, technologies, treatments, and prevention programs.   We hope that open data and open…

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Government Shutdown Causing Open Data Confusion

Government Shutdown Causing Open Data Confusion By Eric Hinsdale, Knowledge Management ConsultantJanuary 16, 2019 While absent TSA agents and food inspectors might be more of a concern to the general public, the loss of access to public data is proving disruptive for those who rely on access to open data to do their jobs. Data.gov,…

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The Dark Side of Open Data

The Dark Side of Open DataArticle by Eric Hinsdale and Abby ClobridgeOnline Searcher – Volume 42, Number 6 (November/December 2018)From the article:  The environment around research data management and open data has become incredibly complex—and the evolution doesn’t appear to be slowing down at all. At the core of many of today’s challenges are machine…

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