Dr. Sarah Callaghan, CEDA Senior Researcher and Project Manager, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Data Science Journal and has recently appointed a new editorial board. To read Sarah's CODATA (the Committee on Data for Science and Technology) News blog, please visit the webpage: http://codata.org/blog/2015/09/16/introducing-the-new-data-science-journal-editorial-board/
The Data Science Journal is dedicated to the advancement of data science and its application in policies, practices and management as Open Data to ensure that data are used in the most effective and efficient way in promoting knowledge and learning. The scope of this peer-reviewed, open-access, electronic journal includes descriptions of data systems, their implementations and their publication, applications, infrastructures, software, legal, reproducibility and transparency issues, the availability and usability of complex datasets, and with a particular focus on the principles, policies and practices for data.
The Data Science Journal publishes a variety of article types (research articles, practice papers, review articles and essays). The Data Science Journal also publishes data articles, describing datasets or data compilations, if the potential for reuse of the data is significant or if considerable efforts were required in compilation.
More information about the Data Science Journal can be found at: http://www.codata.org/publications/data-science-journal