During the month of September, Washington University School of Medicine scholarly works were downloaded more than 30,000 times across multiple countries from Digital Commons@Becker. Digital Commons@Becker is the institutional repository for Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM), hosting the scholarly work created here at WUSM to enhance both the research outputs’ visibility and access. Digital [Read more]
This is part 2 of a four-part blog series on FAIR data principles (part 1: Findable, part2: Accessible, part3: Interoperable, part4: Reusable). We reviewed making data findable using metadata in part 1, so now we will discuss how to make data accessible. Part 2: Accessible There are three principles: Data should be retrievable by their [Read more]
Browse 10,000 open access articles from WashU authors and share your scholarly work in Digital Commons@Becker.
Digital Commons@Becker is a great resource for research, especially because it can be accessed remotely! Digital Commons@Becker is the medical school’s repository containing scholarly works such as journal articles, meeting abstracts, posters, newsletters, videos, annual reports and other materials produced by School of Medicine faculty and staff. There are over 14,000 works in Digital Commons@Becker. The [Read more]
“Open in Action” is the theme for this year’s International Open Access Week, which begins October 24. Established by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and partners in the student community in 2008, International Open Access Week highlights the importance of making research and scholarly works more openly available, and how institutions, researchers, librarians, students, and others are making that happen.