In ExPaNDS we have created a questionnaire to survey researchers and data miners on what they would be searching for if they had access to a database of Photon and Neutron science related data. We'll use the results to build search tools for our future EOSC data catalogues that best meet peoples needs.
The link to the form is here. It consists of 4 main questions:
- Who: is searching for the data – what is their role and motivation (e.g. are they the data owner looking to find and re-process their data or are they the non-data owner but facility user wanting to look for additional work)
- What: is being searched for? Is it processed data or some information about a sample?
- How: Are they searching for it? What are the search criteria and, importantly, how might the user refine the search? If they are searching ...