CKAN is being developed to serve the community of people who create, re-use and re-distribute open resources. If you have any suggestions for new features, or you would like to help out with any aspect of its development - please get in touch! You can find out more about forthcoming technical work at its trac page.
We will soon be organising another CKAN Package Party - to accelerate the registration of packages into CKAN. We also want to get more comprehensive coverage of open material in different domains - whether geodata, socioeconomic data, scientific data or literary corpora - and will be working more closely with researchers and developers to curate parts of the registry. ...
Gavin Baker at 6/19/2008 01:17:00 PM.
The open access movement:
Putting peer-reviewed scientific and scholarly literature
on the internet. Making it available free of charge and
free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.
Removing the barriers to serious research.