Web widget nudges scientists to share their data


A new web-based tool that promises to assist its users in requesting scientific data from authors of research papers launched in beta version on 7th March. The new widget — known as the "Open Data Button" — is an extension of a related tool, the "Open Access Button". The full news article was published in Nature's toolbox section (online and in print).

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