NFAIS Hosts One-Day Workshop, April 20, on the Complexities of Research Data Publication  

The NFAIS Workshop in Philadelphia features leading experts on the challenges and issues surrounding access to and preservation of quality research data

April 2, 2015, Annapolis, MDThe National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS™), the nation’s leading membership association for the information services industry, will host a One-Day Workshop focusing on barriers to accessing research data and how this dynamic impacts research data publishers, content providers, libraries and the scholarly research community. 

The Workshop takes place at The Hub (Commerce Square) in Philadelphia, Monday, 9:15am-4pm, Monday, April 20, 2015.

Attendees of this onsite and virtual workshop will delve into a range of key issues including the practical challenges of making publication of research data available more broadly; current policies around the discoverability of data; and the need to reduce administrative burdens on researchers.

What: NFAIS One-Day Workshop on “Mastering the Curation, Integrity and Citation of Quality Research Data: Research Data Publication, Part II”

When: Monday, April 20, 9:15am-4:00pm EDT

Location: The Hub, The Hub Commerce Square, 2001 Market St., #210, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Presenters: David Martinsen, Senior Scientist, ACS; Cathy Giffi, Director, Strategic Market Analysis, Global Research, Wiley; Richard Huffine, Independent Consultant; Brooks Hanson, Director, Publication, American Geophysical Union; Laurie Goodman, Publisher, GigaScience; Laura Paglione, Technical Director, ORCID; Megan Force, Digital Research Analyst - Physical Science, Thomson Reuters

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About NFAIS (
The National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS™) is a global, nonprofit, volunteer-powered membership organization that serves the information community – that is, all those who create, aggregate, organize, and otherwise provide ease of access to and effective navigation and use of authoritative, credible information. Member organizations represent a cross-section of content and technology providers, including database creators, publishers, libraries, host systems, information technology developers, content management providers and other related groups. They embody a true partnership of commercial, nonprofit and government organizations that embraces a common mission – to build the world's knowledge-base through enabling research and managing the flow of scholarly communication. NFAIS exists to promote the success of its members and for more than 50 years has provided a forum in which to address common interests through education and advocacy.

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