In this series, members of the RDS team share links to research data related stories, resources, and news that caught their eye each month. Feel free to share your favorite stories with us on Twitter @UWMadRschSvcs!

Cameron Cook

If you aren’t sure how to best document your data for reuse, Mozilla Science has a checklist just for you!

The Economist shared a beautiful visualization of the flowering dates of the sakura in Kyoto, Japan from 800 AD to today. This visualization was made by Yasuyuki Aono of Osaka Prefecture University who shares their awesome data here.

This preprint analyzes and discusses the data sharing policies of biomedical journals.