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LSE’s The Impact Blog: It’s time to put our impact data to work to get a better understanding of the value, use and re-use of research.

by Liz Allen – Feb 19 2016

If published articles and research data are subject to open access and sharing mandates, why not also the data on impact-related activity of research outputs? Liz Allen argues that the curation of an open ‘impact genome project’ could go a long way in remedying our limited understanding of impact. Of course there would be lots of variants in the type of impact ‘sequenced’, but the analysis of ‘big data’ on impact, could facilitate the development of meaningful indicators of the value, use and re-use of research.

 

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