Press and publications

Published articles, chapters, and reports

Adolph, K. E. (2016). Video as data: From transient behavior to tangible recording. APS Observer, 29, 23-25. HTML of paper.

Adolph, K. E., Gilmore, R. O., Freeman, C., Sanderson, P., & Millman, D. (2012). Toward open behavioral science. Psychological Inquiry, 23(3), 244-247.

Adolph, K. E., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., & Gilmore, R. O. (2016, December). Object, locomotion, and language coding protocol for the PLAY Project. Retrieved January 19, 2017, from

Dressler, V. (2015). Databrary. Reference Reviews, 29(4), 32-39.

Gilmore, R. O. (2016). From big data to deep insight in developmental science. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews Cognitive Science, 7(2), 112-126.

Gilmore, R. O. & Adolph, K. E. (in press). New directions spotlight: Open sharing of research video – Breaking the boundaries of the research team. In K. Hall, R. Croyle, and A. Vogel (Eds.), Advancing social and behavioral health research through cross-disciplinary team science: Principles for success. National Institutes of Health.

Gilmore, R. O., & Adolph, K. E. (2017). Video can make behavioural science more reproducible. Nature Human Behaviour, 1(7). Retrieved August 1, 2017 from PDF of paper.

Gilmore, R. O., & Adolph, K. E. (n.d.). Video can make science more open, transparent, robust, and reproducible. Retrieved August 1, 2017 from

Gilmore, R. O., Adolph, K. E., & Millman, D. S. (2016). Curating identifiable data for sharing: The Databrary project. In Proceedings of the 2016 New York Scientific Data Summit. doi: 10.1109/NYSDS.2016.7747817. PDF of paper.

Gilmore, R. O., Adolph, K. E., Millman, D. S., Steiger, L., & Simon, D. (2015). Sharing displays and data from vision science research with Databrary [Abstract of poster presented at the 2015 meeting of the Vision Sciences Society]. Journal of Vision, 15(12), 1-17. doi:10.1167/15.12.280

Gilmore, R. O., Adolph, K. E., Millman, D. S., & Gordon, A. S. (2016). Transforming education research through open video data sharing. Advances in Engineering Education, 5(2), 1-17. PDF of paper.

Gilmore, R. O., Diaz, M. T., Wyble, B. A., & Yarkoni, T. (2017). Progress toward openness, transparency, and reproducibility in cognitive neuroscience. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1396, 5-18. doi: 10.1111/nyas.13325

Gilmore, R. O., Gummer, E., & Koedinger, K. (2015). Collaborating on tools, infrastructures, and repositories. In Dede, C. (Ed.), Data-intensive research in education: Current work and next steps. [Report on two National Science Foundation-sponsored computing research education workshops] (pp. 63-73). Computing Research Association. PDF of publication.

Gordon, A. S., Adolph, K. A., Gilmore, R. O., Millman, D. S., Steiger, L., & Simon, D. A. (2015, June). Databrary: Enabling sharing and reuse of research video. Poster presented at the Proceedings Of The 15th ACM/IEEE Joint Conference On Digital Libraries, Knoxville, TN. doi:10.1145/2756406.2756951. PDF of poster.

Gordon, A. S., Steiger, L., & Adolph, K. E. (2017). Losing research data due to lack of curation and preservation. In L. Johnston (Ed.), Curating research data, Volume 2: A handbook of current practice (pp. 108-115). Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries. PDF of chapter.

Gordon, A., Millman, D. S., Steiger, L., Adolph, K. E., & Gilmore, R. O. (2015). Researcher-library collaborations: Data repositories as a service for researchers. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 3(2), eP1238.

Kennedy, J. L., Adolph, K. A., & Gilmore, R. O. (2017, August 21). Video and reproducibility in the behavioural sciences [Blog post]. Retrieved from

Johri, A. (2015). Open up engineering education research. ASEE Prism25(2), 56.PDF of publication.

Tay, L., Jebb, A. T., & Woo, S. E. (2017). Video capture of human behaviors: toward a Big Data approach. Current Opinion In Behavioral Sciences18, 17-22. doi:10.1016/j.cobeha.2017.05.026

Watch Karen Adolph's address "Good Behavior: Sharing and Reusing Research Video" to the Behavioral and Social Science Lecture Series hosted by the National Institutes of Health.

Databrary promotes sharing, reuse of video for researchers in the NIH Record.

The benefits of sharing and reusing research video in the OBSSR Connector by NIH.

Data-sharing video library aids developmental studies in Penn State News.

Video data-sharing library opens up big data for behavioral research in GCN.

Scientists undertake effort to launch video data-sharing library for developmental science at