SHARE’s first project is SHARE Notify. It notifies interested stakeholders when research release events occur, including the publication of articles and the dissemination of research data. SHARE Notify will distribute these notifications, in the form of a concise set of …continue reading.
SHARE Notify will provide important benefits for many parties within the research and discovery ecosystem, including: Researchers. Researchers struggle to keep all interested parties apprised of their scholarly output, particularly when reporting requirements fall outside their typical workflow. This is especially …continue reading.
“Research release events” is a broad term intended to encompass an array of research output types. This includes (but is not limited to) publication of articles; the posting of research data; the deposit of objects within disciplinary, institutional, and governmental …continue reading.
Funding agencies, sponsored research offices at universities, institutional and disciplinary repositories, and other interested parties have found it difficult to keep abreast of the release of publications, datasets, and other results of scholarly research. Across the disciplines, principal investigators and …continue reading.
SHARE Notify is developing a simple way for sources to push reports about individual research release events to the service. Knowing that some sources won’t have the wherewithal to add these push reports to their platforms, SHARE Notify will also be …continue reading.
No. SHARE Notify processes only the fundamental metadata necessary to identify and process research release events. While the precise specifications are presently under development, this concise data packet will likely include author information, grant number, DOI, and funding agency ID.
Yes. The development of SHARE Notify includes an open API so that the entire corpus of research release event data can be freely mined.
SHARE Notify solves a key problem experienced by a variety of research stakeholders—the difficulty of knowing what research outputs are being produced in a timely and comprehensive manner. Development of SHARE Notify will enable the community to address such issues as …continue reading.
No. The problem of cataloging research release events in a timely, comprehensive, and structured manner is a global one. SHARE is in contact with a wide range of international organizations, including the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), Jisc, and …continue reading.
The Center for Open Science (COS) has created a GitHub repository for SHARE Notify. The wiki in the SHARE GitHub repository is the best way to get familiar with what is available there. Note that members of the COS team actually …continue reading.