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BACKGROUND Scientific research in the 21st century is more data intensive and collaborative than in the past. It is important to study the data practices of researchers--data accessibility, discovery, re-use, preservation and, particularly, data sharing. Data sharing is a valuable part of the scientific method allowing for verification of results and(More)
Purpose – By tracking the information-seeking and reading patterns of science, technology, medical and social science faculty members from 1977 to the present, this paper seeks to examine how faculty members locate, obtain, read, and use scholarly articles and how this has changed with the widespread availability of electronic journals and journal(More)
Purpose – This article is an edited version of a report commissioned by the British Library and JISC to identify how the specialist researchers of the future (those born after 1993) are likely to access and interact with digital resources in five to ten years' time. The purpose is to investigate the impact of digital transition on the information behaviour(More)
The article presents one of the main fi ndings of an international study of 4,000 academic researchers that examined how trustworthiness is determined in the digital environment when it comes to scholarly reading, citing, and publishing. The study shows that peer review is still the most trustworthy characteristic of all. There is, though, a common(More)
1 The surveys of AAS members were funded in part by a grant from NASA to AAS. DRAFT Tenopir 2 2 ABSTRACT The surveys of the members of the American Astronomical Society identify how astronomers use journals and what features and formats they prefer. While every workfield is distinct, the patterns of use by astronomers may provide a glimpse of what to expect(More)