Editorial: “Challenges and opportunities in research data acquisition”

It is a pleasure to announce a new editorial by Cindy Elliott, Jim Martin and Niamh Wallace, of University of Arizona. The editorial, titled “Challenges and opportunities in research data acquisition”, is part two of a two-part series on how institutions manage the incorporation of external datasets. The authors describe the creation of a dataset grant program that funds a dataset purchase or subscription at a researcher request, and outline the challenges and recommendations that they have encountered. Read the editorial here.