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International accord on Open Data appears in Nature Correspondence

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Openness is the bedrock for benefit. Whole science systems, not merely the habits of researchers, need to adapt.

Geoffrey Boulton, Chair of the Open Data/Big Data Working Group, has published a correspondence article in Nature on the topic of the international accord and why it is so timely. He argues that public research funders and publishers must support open-data management, and that the global scientific community should commit to 'intelligently open' data. 

Read the full article here: www.nature.com/nature/journal/v530/n7590/full/530281c.html