Having early and rapid access to research findings accelerates the pace of science and is paramount for advancing discovery. As publishers we are ideally placed to help facilitate this and here at Springer Nature making great research available as quickly as possible is a central part of our commitment to the research community.
We are pleased to announce the third release of SN SciGraph Linked Open Data, which includes two brand new datasets - Patents and Clinical Trials linked to Springer Nature publications - among a number of new features that makes it easier to work with the data.
Last week I was proud to announce the endorsement of the “Enabling FAIR Data in the Earth, space and environment sciences” initiative by Nature and Scientific Data as convened by the American Geophysical Union in partnership with the Research Data Alliance and Earth Science Information Partners.
Data availability statements (DASs) offer information within a journal article on where the data supporting the results of that article can be found and whether and how those can be accessed.