Open Access and the Public Domain in Digital Data and Information for Science:: Proceedings of an International Symposium (Google eBook)

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National Academies Press, Jun 14, 2004 - Science - 196 pages
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This symposium, which was held on March 10-11, 2003, at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, brought together policy experts and managers from the government and academic sectors in both developed and developing countries to (1) describe the role, value, and limits that the public domain and open access to digital data and information have in the context of international research; (2) identify and analyze the various legal, economic, and technological pressures on the public domain in digital data and information, and their potential effects on international research; and (3) review the existing and proposed approaches for preserving and promoting the public domain and open access to scientific and technical data and information on a global basis, with particular attention to the needs of developing countries.

  

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Contents

LEGAL ECONOMIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK FOR OPEN ACCESS AND THE PUBLIC DOMAIN IN DIGITAL DATA AND INF...
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DATA AND INFORMATION IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH SECTOR
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DATA AND INFORMATION IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL SECTOR
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BASIC SCIENCES AND HIGHER EDUCATION
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INNOVATIVE MODELS FOR PUBLICDOMAIN PRODUCTION OF AND OPEN ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL DATA AND INFO...
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EXAMPLES OF NEW INITIATIVES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
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APPENDIXES
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