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Facilitating open exchange of data and information
By broad consensus, Open Data presents great value. However, beyond that simple statement, there are a number of complex, and sometimes contentious, issues that the science community must address. In this review, we ...
The fate of the ocean
(Foundation for National Progress, 2006-03)
Our oceans are under attack, and approaching a point of no return. Can we survive if the seas go silent?
Using library services for fund raising
uBioRSS : tracking taxonomic literature using RSS
(Oxford University Press, 2007-03-28)
Web content syndication through standard formats such as RSS and ATOM has become an increasingly popular mechanism for publishers, news sources, and blogs to disseminate regularly updated content. These standardized ...
LigerCat : using “MeSH clouds” from journal, article, or gene citations to facilitate the identification of relevant biomedical literature
(American Medical Informatics Association, 2009-11-14)
The identification of relevant literature from within large collections is often a challenging endeavor. In the context of indexed resources, such as MEDLINE, it has been shown that keywords from a controlled vocabulary ...
Planning for institutional repositories: lessons learned
Report of the Research Coordination Network RCN : OceanObsNetwork, facilitating open exchange of data and information
(NSF/Ocean Research Coordination Network, 2013-05)
The OceanObsNetwork goals and objectives are to foster a broad, multi-disciplinary dialogue, enabling more effective use of sustained ocean observatories and observing systems. To achieve these, the activities for the RCN ...
The Encyclopedia of Life, Biodiversity Heritage Library, biodiversity informatics and beyond Web 2.0
(Great Cities Initiative of the University of Illinois at Chicago Library, 2008-08-04)
E.O. Wilson, the noted entomologist at Harvard, "wished" for an authoritative encyclopedia of life that would be freely available on the worldwide web for the entire world. On 9 May 2007, The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) was ...
A model for Bioinformatics training : the Marine Biological Laboratory
Many areas of science such as biology, medicine, and oceanography are becoming increasingly data-rich and most programs that train scientists do not address informatics techniques or technologies that are necessary for ...
Pilot projects for publishing and citing ocean data
(American Geophysical Union, 2012-10-23)
In the ocean sciences, a project was started in 2008 to bring together scientists, data managers, and library experts to explore means to (1) increase the submission of data to data centers, (2) make data more accessible ...