Why archive my data?

Why do the British Ecological Society journals require me to archive my data? At the BES, along with many other ecology journals, we require that all data (and code for theortical papers) associated with published papers are archived in an appropriate public repository. We do this because we believe data are important products of scientific enterprise, and they should be preserved and usable in the … Continue reading Why archive my data?

How to make your ORCID iD work for you

The BES journals require authors to include an ORCID iD when submitting a manuscript. ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier (an ORCID iD) that you own and control, that distinguishes you from every other researcher and provides greater discoverability for your work. In this blog post, I explain how you can enable ORCID to automatically update and collect all your published work and datasets so … Continue reading How to make your ORCID iD work for you