how much made available? 30,000,000 Gb/all* 9 Gb/PhD 3 Gb/year * roughly
A cloud based research data management system where you can: Manage your research Make your research outputs privately and outputs citable, sharable, securely discoverable
capturing necessary context (minimising burden)
Backed up in multiple institutions around the world DOIs provided by DataCite at the California Digital Library Adhere to ethics of academic publishing, as per guidelines ORCID launch partner, files to be pushed to author profiles All content hosted on AWS with triple file storage, fast load times and unbeatable uptime
Some of the formats we visualise formats accepted / visualised csv f4v svg • • • tsv m4a tif • • • xls doc tiff • • • xlsx docx gif • • • ptt png ppt • • • ods jpg pptx • • • aac jpeg nex • • • 3g2 txt odt • • • WebM bmp rtf • • • mpeg4 djvu pps • • • 3gpp eps seq • • • mov fa xml • • • avi faa vaxml • • • mpeg fasta tnt • • • wmv ffn sxw • • • flv frn zip • • • mp3 fna tar • • • mp4 pdf ...& more • • •
desktop uploader Desktop Uploader the figshare desktop uploader allows for quick and easy upload of your The figshare desktop uploader al ows research outputs, straight from your for quick and easy upload of your research outputs, straight from your desktop. users can upload as many desktop. You can upload many files at files as they want at once and the once and the uploader supports uploader supports resumable uploads resumable uploads. This means if your (so you’re safe if your connection internet connection drops, you don t need to start the uploads a drops). gain. All files are uploaded into your private all files private space at first, where space on figshare, where you can you can choose whether to make chose whether to make them public or manage them privately. them public.
API easy data access (in/out) via the API The figshare API al ows you to push data to figshare, or pul data out. This first version is a basic implementation that al ows you to manage your figshare account or build applications on top of the figshare platform and public research.
figshare for Institutions • Large amounts of secure private storage space and unlimited public space. • Detailed metrics on publicly available data. • Ability to push research to any internal repository. • Subject categorisation per department. • Col aborative spaces. • Create your own institutional repo: institution.figshare.com • All data is citable, visualisable, embeddable and trackable. • Can be used securely by any number of users.
rewards, incentives the “social issue”
administrators / funders as influencers drivers of behavioral change
existing system is imperfect we can/need to do better.
time, breadth, comprehensiveness Citations Altmetrics Slow to accrue (> 1yr) Quick to accrue (hours) Low volume High volume Impact amongst authors Impact anywhere
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altmetrics Alternative metrics Alternative to only looking at citations (complement to, not replacement for bibliometrics) Manifesto (by Priem, Neylon, Groth, Taborelli) at altmetrics.org - we didn’t coin the phrase
the business model question ... use by institutional repositories is free. Explorer accounts also free for academic librarians to use however they wish. we charge commercial publishers for more detailed data and sell site license access to the Explorer app.