We have two reasons to celebrate today. Firstly, we recently uploaded the 500th record to Cranfield’s Online Research Data Repository, CORD, and secondly, the system officially launched on 23 May 2016 so it’s CORD’s fourth birthday!
CORD contains the underlying research data used to support our publications, from spreadsheets to multimedia to code. It also holds other valuable non-peer-reviewed outputs such as white papers and video presentations of research. Most data is available open access, to maximise the visibility of Cranfield’s research and to benefit the wider society, but in some cases restrictions are applied (where there are ethical, legal, or commercial sensitivities).
Top three statistics:
- 504 items have been added
- They have had a total of 593,937 views.
- They have been downloaded 278,002 times.
Top three accessed items:
- PotDataset – Pothole Image Dataset.
- Linchpin – men, middle managers and gender inclusive leadership – the final report from an extensive research project on how men as middle managers can engage in gender inclusive leadership.
- Code and Data for “A Dementia Classification Framework using Frequency and Time-frequency Features based on EEG signals“ – code and data underpinning the paper A Dementia Classification Framework… published by IEEE. The author, Dr Yifan Zhao, believes that the significant interest that the paper subsequently received was due to the data and code being openly available for analysis and reuse. Read the case study.
Top three views of CORD:
- Datasets – it contains 318 datasets, mostly underpinning published papers.
- Posters – 95 posters have been published; CORD is great for sharing this type of file!
- Presentations – 53 presentations have been uploaded.