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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’re interested in making your research workflow more open, see the “Rainbow of open science practices“!

This PLOS article, “A funder-imposed data publication requirement seldom inspired data sharing“, discusses barriers to recovery of data collected under funder requirements and provides suggestions for the viability of continued data availability.

Clare Michaud

The Library of Congress Labs created a short but resource-full guide to getting started with digital scholarship work, including pointers to coding tutorials, a Zotero how-to guide, and a variety of open-source tools for data analysis and visualization.

The Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP) is a software assurance platform developed at UW-Madison to detect potential weaknesses in code that offers more than 30 code analysis tools. It can be used as a cloud computing platform or downloaded from GitHub.

Overleaf and ShareLaTeX have officially merged, and they explain what this means for users of both products in this announcement about the launch of Overleaf v2 from August.