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Thursday, March 05, 2009

Building a network of curators of OA data

The Biolibrarian Proposal to create "new positions at university libraries around the world" to "act as a liason between researchers and [biological] databases to facilitate retrieval of information and entry of curated information by local researchers", starting with the University of Oslo. (Thanks to Francis Ouellette.) Here's the OA angle:
... Data will be made freely available ... under a Creative Commons License. ...
A survey on the proposal is also available.