The International Brain Initiative (IBI) is a consortium of the world’s major large-scale brain initiatives and other organizations with a vested interest in catalyzing and advancing neuroscience research through international collaboration and knowledge sharing. This session will introduce the IBI and the current efforts of the Data Standards and Sharing Working Group with a view to gain input from a wider neuroscience and neuroinformatics community. This session covers the framework of the International Brain Lab (IBL) and the data architecture used for this project.
This video gives a short introduction to the EBRAINS data sharing platform, why it was developed, and how it contributes to open data sharing.
This video introduces the key principles for data organisation and explains how you could make your data FAIR for data sharing on EBRAINS.
This video introduces the importance of writing a Data Descriptor to accompany your dataset on EBRAINS. It gives concrete examples on what information to include and highlights how this makes your data more FAIR.
This video demonstrates how to find, access, and download data on EBRAINS.
The FOSTER portal has produced a number of guides to help implement Open Science practices in daily workflows, including The Open Science Training Handbook. It provides many basic definitions, concepts, and principles that are key components of open science, as well as general guidance for developing and implementing these practices in one's own research environments.
KnowledgeSpace (KS) is a data discoverability portal and neuroscience encyclopedia that was developed to make it easier for the neuroscience community to find publicly available datasets that adhere to the FAIR Principles and to provide an integrated view of neuroscience concepts found in Wikipedia and NeuroLex linked with PubMed and 17 of the world's leading neuroscience repositories. In short, KS provides a single point of entry where reseaerchers can search for a neuroscience concept of interest and receive results that include: i. a description of the term found in Wikipedia/NeuroLex, ii. links to publicly available datasets related to the concept of interest, and iii. up-to-date references that support the concept of interests found in PubMed. APIs are available so that developers of other neuroscience research infrastructures can integrate KS components in their infrastructures. If your repository or your favorite repository is not indexed in KS, please contact us.