Open Access and the Public Domain in Digital Data and Information for Science: Proceedings of an International Symposium (Google eBook)
U.S. National Committee for CODATA, Board on International Scientific Organizations, Policy and Global Affairs, National Research Council
National Academies Press, Jun 28, 2004 - Science - 180 pages
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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