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Digital Data Preservation for Scholarly Publications in Astronomy

Sayeed Choudhury, Tim DiLauro, Alex Szalay, Ethan Vishniac, Robert Hanisch, Julie Steffen, Robert Milkey, Teresa Ehling, Ray Plante
2008 International Journal of Digital Curation  
Astronomy is similar to other scientific disciplines in that scholarly publication relies on the presentation and interpretation of data.  ...  But although astronomy now has archives for its primary research telescopes and associated surveys, the highly processed data that is presented in the peer-reviewed journals and is the basis for final  ...  Andrew Lawrence, head of the Astrogrid Project, provided valuable support in developing the IMLS proposal.  ... 
doi:10.2218/ijdc.v2i2.26 fatcat:d7e5ziny3nfrzogh4v5dhtrbiq

Editorial

Peter Buneman
2008 International Journal of Digital Curation  
Peter Buneman introduces the third issue of the International Journal of Digital Curation.  ...  In fact what one wants in both subjects is that all data relevant to a publication is archived for future reference and experimentation.  ...  The National Science Foundation has announced the Sustainable Digital Data Preservation and Access Network (DataNet) Program; and digital curation figures prominently in the current call for proposals  ... 
doi:10.2218/ijdc.v2i2.24 fatcat:hix6g5svlfblthglvb6kzvvm4m

Why don't we already have an Integrated Framework for the Publication and Preservation of all Data Products? [article]

Alberto Accomazzi, Sebastien Derriere, Chris Biemesderfer, Norman Gray
2011 arXiv   pre-print
Astronomy has long had a working network of archives supporting the curation of publications and data.  ...  Why don't we have an integrated framework for the publication and preservation of all data products already? Are there technical barriers? We don't believe so.  ...  astronomy; the CDS, one of the largest data curation hubs in the Virtual Obsevatory (VO); the AAS, the largest publisher of scholarly literature in astronomy; and the University of Glasgow, an institution  ... 
arXiv:1112.1688v1 fatcat:k6xn5b7onzgv5fncbqjhuvdwfq

Using the Jupyter Notebook as a Tool for Open Science: An Empirical Study

Bernadette M. Randles, Irene V. Pasquetto, Milena S. Golshan, Christine L. Borgman
2017 2017 ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL)  
In this poster, we show how the Jupyter notebook, a tool originally designed as a free version of Mathematica notebooks, has evolved to become a robust tool for scientists to share code, associated computation  ...  We are grateful to Fernando Perez for discussions about the origins and goals of Jupyter Notebooks. We also thank Peter T. Darch for commenting on earlier drafts of this paper.  ...  The desire to inspect data is among the drivers for requiring researchers to share data at the time of paper publication.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jcdl.2017.7991618 dblp:conf/jcdl/RandlesPGB17 fatcat:myizxudmqfcqzcm3iar5p74pnu

Evolution of Scholarly Publishing and Library Services in Astronomy Its Impact, Challenges, and Opportunities

Hema Wesley, Geetha Sheshadri
2015 Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union  
, and at the Raman Research Institute Library (in which Astronomy is one of the core subjects for research)  ...  to customised digital repositories and from communicating observational data through postal telegrams to Tablets.  ...  for Resource sharing in Astronomy (FORSA) -custom made for astronomy libraries in India, NKRC, Astrolib and SLA-PAM.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1743921316002672 fatcat:rt5zm5vuinbhbhbwenticz6kuq

Linking Literature and Data: Status Report and Future Efforts [chapter]

Alberto Accomazzi
2011 Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings  
In the current era of data-intensive science, it is increasingly important for researchers to be able to have access to published results, the supporting data, and the processes used to produce them.  ...  I will review the status of this effort and describe a new, more general one now being considered in the context of the Virtual Astronomical Observatory.  ...  The recent funding of digital preservation frameworks such as the Data Conservancy project suggests that the time has come for the VO to play a major role in the capture and preservation of the astronomy  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-8369-5_15 fatcat:2grmyu4qvfghfjzuek6uxpqfty

Fully Digital: Policy and Process Implications for the AAS [chapter]

Chris Biemesderfer
2011 Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings  
As a learned society that holds the long-term rights to the literature, we have actively taken responsibility for the preservation of the digital assets that constitute our journals, and in so doing we  ...  Over the past two decades, every scholarly publisher has migrated at least the mechanical aspects of their journal publishing so that they utilize digital means.  ...  3) For preservation purposes, is any policy more proactive than byte preservation feasible? Where should this kind of data reside for curation?  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-8369-5_9 fatcat:nukqslxvm5h7hb23yt4uuukrza

Astronomy Librarian – Quo Vadis? [chapter]

Jill Lagerstrom, Uta Grothkopf
2011 Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings  
"You don't look like a librarian" is a phrase we often hear in the astronomy department or observatory library.  ...  We will explore the librarian's universe, illustrating how librarians use new technologies to perform such tasks as bibliometrics, how we are re-fashioning our library spaces in an increasingly digital  ...  DATA CURATION AND PRESERVATION The curation and preservation of data raise many unanswered questions. What is the shelf life of digital data? What does it cost to make data free?  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-8369-5_11 fatcat:3es3p4kxsjf35ch7zvpgpz4tpq

The Users of Library Publishing Services: Readers and Access Beyond Open

Daniel G. Tracy
2015 Journal of Electronic Publishing  
Western North American Naturalist (formerly Great Basin Naturalist) has published peerreviewed experimental and descriptive research pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America for  ...  data management curation and preservation.  ...  , and publishing research data; collaborating with UNC Press for print-on-demand publications.Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussionAdditional services: graphic design  ... 
doi:10.3998/3336451.0018.303 fatcat:vzxm5bymwvaypaa3qs7angonw4

Library publishing directory, 2014

2014 ChoiceReviews  
Western North American Naturalist (formerly Great Basin Naturalist) has published peerreviewed experimental and descriptive research pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America for  ...  data management curation and preservation.  ...  , and publishing research data; collaborating with UNC Press for print-on-demand publications.Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussionAdditional services: graphic design  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.51-4164 fatcat:dh7levz2mrae7bycofrczm2gyu

The ADS in the Information Age - Impact on Discovery [article]

Edwin A. Henneken, Michael J. Kurtz, Alberto Accomazzi
2011 arXiv   pre-print
In addition to being an indispensable tool for professional scientists, the ADS also moved into the public domain, as a tool for science education.  ...  In this paper we will highlight and discuss some aspects indicative of the impact the ADS has had on research and the access to scholarly publications. The ADS is funded by NASA Grant NNX09AB39G  ...  These metrics are indicators for the impact of the ADS has on efficiency of information retrieval (essential for both research and scholarly communication), popularization of astronomy and the publication  ... 
arXiv:1106.5644v1 fatcat:6njyrc3ogvd77grjnrsnfq2lfe

The Astrolabe Project: Identifying and Curating Astronomical 'Dark Data' through Development of Cyberinfrastructure Resources

Gretchen Stahlman, P. Bryan Heidorn, Julie Steffen, S. Lesteven, B. Kern, R. D'Abrusco, B. Dorch
2018 EPJ Web of Conferences  
, and to provide a robust computational environment for analysis and sharing of data, as well as services for authors wishing to deposit data associated with publications.  ...  In the domain of astronomy, it is undisputed that uncurated dark data exist, but the scope of the problem remains uncertain.  ...  Searching for "Dark Data" in the Literature Attempts to locate publications of interest for Astrolabe follow-up have resulted in combinations of search terms in the Astrophysics Data System (ADS) that  ... 
doi:10.1051/epjconf/201818603003 fatcat:isc2zuvzfnghzjnfw6atm5quy4

A Data Sharing Story

Merce Crosas
2012 Journal of eScience Librarianship  
opportunity to develop additional preservation services; and working with other disciplines such as astronomy offers an opportunity to expand preservation, visualization, and analysis for large image  ...  / digital-archives).  ... 
doi:10.7191/jeslib.2012.1020 fatcat:c2kmqkdn2zdndfqilwk3jxkzya

When use cases are not useful

Laura Wynholds, David S. Fearon, Christine L. Borgman, Sharon Traweek
2011 Proceeding of the 11th annual international ACM/IEEE joint conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '11  
Initial findings suggest that issues for data production, use, preservation, and sharing revolve around factors that rarely are accommodated in use cases for digital library system design including trust  ...  As science becomes more dependent upon digital data, the need for data curation and for data digital libraries becomes more urgent.  ...  of data use [9] , and the heterogeneity of approaches to data in scholarly publishing systems [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1998076.1998146 dblp:conf/jcdl/WynholdsFBT11 fatcat:p32qle3zqna23bh7pmoa4xqyf4

DIVISION B COMMISSION 5: DOCUMENTATION AND ASTRONOMICAL DATA

Robert Hanisch, Michael Wise, Masatoshi Ohishi, Heinz Andernach, Marsha Bishop, Daniel Egret, Elizabeth Griffin, Ajit Kembhavi, Tara Murphy, Fabio Pasian, Anja Schroeder, Douglas Tody
2015 Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union  
IAU Commission 5, Documentation and Astronomical Data, continued its mission of promoting and supporting sound practices of data management, data dissemination, and data preservation over the past three  ...  The Commission also prepared its proposal for continuation, with some changes in emphasis, after the IAU's commission restructuring program.  ...  The program, entitled "Scholarly Publication in Astronomy: Evolution or Revolution?"  ... 
doi:10.1017/s174392131600065x fatcat:nw452kmlrjdgtkxikkt2r62abu
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