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Innovations in scholarly communication - data of the global 2015-2016 survey

Bosman, Jeroen; Kramer, Bianca


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      <creatorName>Bosman, Jeroen</creatorName>
      <givenName>Jeroen</givenName>
      <familyName>Bosman</familyName>
      <affiliation>Utrecht University Library</affiliation>
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    <creator>
      <creatorName>Kramer, Bianca</creatorName>
      <givenName>Bianca</givenName>
      <familyName>Kramer</familyName>
      <affiliation>Utrecht University Library</affiliation>
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  <titles>
    <title>Innovations in scholarly communication - data of the global 2015-2016 survey</title>
  </titles>
  <publisher>Zenodo</publisher>
  <publicationYear>2016</publicationYear>
  <subjects>
    <subject>scholarly communication</subject>
    <subject>research workflows</subject>
    <subject>survey</subject>
    <subject>innovation</subject>
    <subject>tools</subject>
    <subject>open access</subject>
    <subject>open science</subject>
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  <dates>
    <date dateType="Issued">2016-04-15</date>
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    <description descriptionType="Abstract">&lt;p&gt;Innovations in scholarly communication - data of the global 2015-2016 survey.&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;This data set contains:&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;ul&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Full raw (anonymized) and cleaned data files of the 2015-2016 global Survey on Innovations in Scholarly Communication. Data are in xls&amp;nbsp;format (raw and cleaned) and csv format (only for cleaned data as the raw data contain non-Roman script).&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Survey questionnaires for 7 languages (zipped PDFs)&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Variable list (xls)&lt;/li&gt;
	&lt;li&gt;Readme file (txt)&lt;/li&gt;
&lt;/ul&gt;

&lt;p&gt;The data files contain &amp;gt;3,000,000 cells, and thus cannot be opened in their entirety in Google Drive.&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;Many new websites and online tools have come into existence to support&lt;br /&gt;
scholarly communication in all phases of the research workflow. To what extent&lt;br /&gt;
researchers are using these and more traditional tools has been largely&lt;br /&gt;
unknown. This 2015-2016 survey aimed to fill that gap. Its results may help&lt;br /&gt;
decision making by stakeholders supporting researchers and may also help&lt;br /&gt;
researchers wishing to reflect on their own online workflows. In addition,&lt;br /&gt;
information on tools usage can inform studies of changing research workflows.&lt;br /&gt;
The online survey employed an open, non-probability sample. A largely&lt;br /&gt;
self-selected group of 20663 researchers, librarians, editors, publishers and&lt;br /&gt;
other groups involved in research took the survey, which was available in seven&lt;br /&gt;
languages. The survey was open from May 10, 2015 to February 10, 2016. It&lt;br /&gt;
captured information on tool usage for 17 research activities, stance towards&lt;br /&gt;
open access and open science, and expectations of the most important&lt;br /&gt;
development in scholarly communication. Respondents&amp;rsquo; demographics&lt;br /&gt;
included research roles, country of affiliation, research discipline and year of&lt;br /&gt;
first publication.&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;A full description of data collection, survey response and methodology is in a data publication in F1000 Research:&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;Kramer, Bianca &amp;amp; Jeroen Bosman (2016) Innovations in scholarly communication - global survey on research tool usage. F1000 Research. DOI:10.12688/f1000research.8414.1&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;Contact:&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;Jeroen Bosman:&amp;nbsp;http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5796-2727 / j.bosman@uu.nl&lt;/p&gt;

&lt;p&gt;Bianca Kramer:&amp;nbsp;http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5965-6560 / b.m.r.kramer@uu.nl&lt;/p&gt;</description>
  </descriptions>
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