• Promoting Data Sharing

    You may not realise it, but this is an exciting time for crystallographic data sharing and publishing! Inspired by the changes of recent years in research and scholarly communications, the scientific community is currently transforming how research data is stored, shared and published, with the objective of making all data more openly accessible. This is most definitely the case for crystallographic data, which here at the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC), we work to make freely accessible to the scientific community via our Access Structures service. In this blog, I will outline the new frameworks and initiatives shaping the future landscape of open scientific research data, which will no doubt influence how crystallographic data will be managed in the future.

    Continue reading…