The draft roadmap provides an overview and initial details of a number of specific components, both technical and non-technical, which would be needed to supplement existing and already planned infrastructures for scientific data. The infra-structure components are aimed at bridging the gaps between islands of functionality, developed for particular purposes, often by other European projects....
The EU-funded project PARSE.Insight is concerned with the preservation of digital information in science. Its aim is to develop a roadmap and recommendations for developing the e-infrastructure in order to maintain the long-term accessibility and usability of scientific digital information in Europe.
Science Data Infrastructure is taken here to mean those things, technical, organization and financial which are usable across communities to help in the preservation, re-use and (open) access of digital holdings....
Peter Suber at 4/04/2009 03:21:00 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.