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Reproducible, flexible and high-throughput data extraction from primary literature: The metaDigitise r package

Pick, Joel L.; Nakagawa, Shinichi; Noble, Daniel W. A.


Research synthesis, such as comparative and meta-analyses, requires the extraction of effect sizes from primary literature, which are commonly calculated from descriptive statistics. However, the exact values of such statistics are commonly hidden in figures. Extracting descriptive statistics from figures can be a slow process that is not easily reproducible. Additionally, current software lacks an ability to incorporate important metadata (e.g. sample sizes, treatment/variable names) about...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-11-26
Type: Journal article
Source: Methods in Ecology and Evolution
DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.13118
Access Rights: Open Access


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