bioCADDIE (biomedical and healthCAre Data Discovery Index Ecosystem) was recently funded by the US National Institute of Health as part of their Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) program to determine how NIH should be moving forward in the creation of a Data Discovery Index (DDI) that will help promote data sharing and reuse by making data findable, accessable, interoperable and reusable (FAIR). The Center is hosted at UCSD and led by Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado. But in recognition of the unique breadth and depth of expertise in FORCE11, we were asked to help lead the community engagement activities for this important undertaking.
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bioCADDIE will be hosting monthly webinars to highlight important efforts underway in the community. This month’s webinar features Hylke Koers, the head of Content Innovation at Elsevier.
Date: Thursday, January 8th, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 PM (Pacific Time)
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM (Eastern Time)
LINKING DATA AND PUBLICATIONS – THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
Hylke Koers, Head of Content Innovation, Elsevier
To enable open sharing, discovery and recognition of research data, it’s essential to have robust and persistent links between data sets and formal scholarly publications. In this presentation I will discuss “the past, present, and future” of such article-data links, focusing on Elsevier’s data-linking program and on the work carried out by the ICSU-WDS / RDA Working Group to set up a universal, open cross-referencing service between articles and data.
Dr. Hylke Koers is the Head of Content Innovation at Elsevier, where he is responsible for Elsevier’s “Article of the Future” program to enhance the online article format. This includes improved online presentation, incorporating data and other digital content into the article format, and setting up bidirectional links between articles and data repositories. Before joining Elsevier in 2010, Hylke received a PhD in theoretical astrophysics from the University of Amsterdam and served as a postdoctoral research associate at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. He also worked as Business Development Manager for MathJax, an open-source rendering engine for mathematics on the web.
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This webinar is open to all. More information about this webinar, future webinars and events, and the bioCADDIE project can be found at http://biocaddie.org.