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Title: Is the Supporting Information the Venue for Reproducibility and Transparency?

Abstract

Making research data, software, and data processing tools readily available to the public could significantly enhance the impact of scientific publications. Openness and transparency could address reproducibility concerns and accelerate scientific progress.(1, 2) While archives and repositories would be preferable for securing data in the long term, the Supporting Information (SI) already allocates significant space to provide auxiliary files, links, and essential information needed to make scientific findings immediately reproducible as well as data processing protocols and numerical procedures executable. Furthermore, the SI document could ensure that data that might not fit in the tight confines of a journal article lives online even when laboratories move on to other projects, close, and lose track of their data.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Department of Chemistry and Energy Sciences Institute, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, United States
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory-National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1480273
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Physical Chemistry. A, Molecules, Spectroscopy, Kinetics, Environment, and General Theory
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 121; Journal Issue: 51; Journal ID: ISSN 1089-5639
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Rudshteyn, Benjamin, Acharya, Atanu, and Batista, Victor S. Is the Supporting Information the Venue for Reproducibility and Transparency?. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1021/acs.jpca.7b11663.
Rudshteyn, Benjamin, Acharya, Atanu, & Batista, Victor S. Is the Supporting Information the Venue for Reproducibility and Transparency?. United States. doi:10.1021/acs.jpca.7b11663.
Rudshteyn, Benjamin, Acharya, Atanu, and Batista, Victor S. Thu . "Is the Supporting Information the Venue for Reproducibility and Transparency?". United States. doi:10.1021/acs.jpca.7b11663.
@article{osti_1480273,
title = {Is the Supporting Information the Venue for Reproducibility and Transparency?},
author = {Rudshteyn, Benjamin and Acharya, Atanu and Batista, Victor S.},
abstractNote = {Making research data, software, and data processing tools readily available to the public could significantly enhance the impact of scientific publications. Openness and transparency could address reproducibility concerns and accelerate scientific progress.(1, 2) While archives and repositories would be preferable for securing data in the long term, the Supporting Information (SI) already allocates significant space to provide auxiliary files, links, and essential information needed to make scientific findings immediately reproducible as well as data processing protocols and numerical procedures executable. Furthermore, the SI document could ensure that data that might not fit in the tight confines of a journal article lives online even when laboratories move on to other projects, close, and lose track of their data.},
doi = {10.1021/acs.jpca.7b11663},
journal = {Journal of Physical Chemistry. A, Molecules, Spectroscopy, Kinetics, Environment, and General Theory},
issn = {1089-5639},
number = 51,
volume = 121,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {12}
}