Ivan Miguel Serrano Pires, Ph.D.: Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
Eftim Zdravevski, Ph.D.: Saints Cyril and Methodius University, Macedonia
BMC Research Notes has published this Collection focused on advancements and additions to research techniques used in data capture, integration, classification, and liberation. Small changes to a method can produce huge improvements in research efficiency and reproducibility, while new, innovative techniques have the potential to reshape an entire research field. This collection shares advances in methods with the scientific community, to help improve their research and your own.