Featureama | ResearchBox


The ResearchBox Featureama
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Bingo Table - How files in ResearchBox are shown to readers
  1. Readers see every box presented in a Bingo Table
  2. Readers immediately know what is, and is not, available
  3. Readers immediately know what each file contains
  4. Excel version of Bingo Tables ready for download to include in authors' papers
  1. Readers can get entire box in one click
  2. Or easily select subset of wanted files
  3. Files are downloaded in an organized zip file
  4. The zip files includes a 'Table of Contents' (.csv)
  1. Import from AsPredicted
  2. Make AsPredicted public from ResearchBox
  3. Automatic .pdf update when made-public on AsPredicted
  1. Public boxes saved in directly accessible and self-contained zipped files (separate server)
  2. Simple R script allows anyone to mirror entire collection of zipped files
  3. Zipped boxes saved to Internet Archive
  1. All datasets have fast previews (regardless of size)
  2. All datasets have codebooks
  3. Datasets are findable by searching by variables' name or description
  1. Code preview with syntax highlighting
  2. Code scripts findable by content (e.g., R function or library)
  3. Alert authors if their identity is revealed in their code
  4. Edit Code scripts on the server
File Previews
  1. Preview Microsoft Office files in original formatting
  2. As mentioned: code previews have syntax highlighting
  3. As mentioned: fast data previews for datasets of all sizes
  1. As mentioned: all datasets have a codebook
  2. Variable names automatically imported from data
  3. If variable descriptions present too, they are imported too
  4. If not present, multiple methods to enter them
  5. Qualtrics variables automatically described
  6. Codebook (.csv) automatically created & downloaded with data
Other stuff
  1. Optional and reversible single-click renaming of files to match Bingo Table
  2. 'dear reader': authors can add information, links, clarifications, etc. to a box at any time, including after public
  3. Readers can flag a problem with a box, message is conveyed to authors if it passes moderation
  4. Authors click a button to see real-time public version of their box