Sat, 19 Jul 2003 16:33:33 GMT

In March, the Netherlands Institute for Scientific …. In March, the Netherlands Institute for Scientific Information Services (NIWI) released an anthology, Promise and Practice in Data Sharing, available both as a printed book and as free online full-text. This is the second volume in the NIWI series on The Public Domain of Digital Research Data, edited by Paul Wouters and Peter Schröder. The new volume contains four essays:

  • Peter Schröder, Digital research data as the floating capital of the Global Science System
  • Paul Wouters and Colin Reddy, Big science data policies
  • Kathleen Casey, Issues of electronic data access in biodiversity
  • Ann Beaulieu, Research woes and new data flows

The first volume in the series, Policies on Digital Research Data: An International Survey, came out in 2002. (Thanks to Shelflife.) [Open Access News]

NIWI does interesting work, I've been impressed by Prof. Wouters work at the Internet Research conferences.