The mission of the Center for Open Science (COS) is to increase openness, integrity, and reproducibility of research. We envision a future scholarly community in which the process, content, and outcomes of research are openly accessible by default. All scholarly content is preserved and connected and transparency is an aspirational good for scholarly services. All stakeholders are included and respected in the research lifecycle and share pursuit of truth as the primary incentive and motivation for scholarship. Achieving the mission requires culture change in the incentives that drive researchers’ behavior, the infrastructure that supports research, and the business models that dominate scholarly communication.
The Data Science Association is a non-profit professional association of data scientists that serves our members, improving the data science profession, eliminating bias and enhancing diversity, and advancing ethical data science throughout the world. The DSA is committed to supporting the data science profession with practical resources for data professionals while improving the practice of data science, accrediting schools, and establishing model ethical codes. Membership is open to data scientists, scientists, students, academics, and others interested in science and the data science profession.
This website is the home of the US government’s open data system. It is managed and hosted by the U.S. General Services Administration. The aim of Data.gov is to improve public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by various agencies of the federal government. It is also a repository for state, local, and tribal government…
The IEEE Future Directions Big Data Initiative strives to aggregate information about the various endeavors occurring worldwide in order to provide a community of professionals in industry, academia, and government working to solve the challenges associated with Big Data. Through various outlets, participants in the Big Data Technical Community can learn and collaborate on the multi-faceted Big Data initiative that has applications in many industries and markets. Members of the community have access to extensive resources including publications, videos, articles, interviews, webinars, newsletters, workshops, and conferences.
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) was launched as a community-driven initiative in 2013 by the European Commission, the United States Government's National Science Foundation and National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the Australian Government’s Department of Innovation with the goal of building the social and technical infrastructure to enable open sharing and re-use of data. RDA has a grass-roots, inclusive approach covering all data lifecycle stages, engaging data producers, users and stewards, addressing data exchange, processing, and storage. It has succeeded in creating the neutral social platform where international research data experts meet to exchange views and to agree on topics including social hurdles on data sharing, education and training challenges, data management plans and certification of data repositories, disciplinary and interdisciplinary interoperability, as well as technological aspects.
The International Society for Computational Social Science (ISCSS) is committed to advancing path-breaking research at the intersection of the computational, experimental, social, and behavioral sciences. Comprised of multidisciplinary researchers from around the globe, the Society’s main purpose is to organize and manage the annual International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC²S²).