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Issues in the development of open access to research data

Bridgette Wessels; Rachel Finn; Peter Linde; Paolo Mazzetti; Stefano Nativi; Susan Riley; Rod Smallwood; Mark J. Taylor; Victoria Tsoukala; Kush Wadhwa; ...
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  • Published: 02 Jan 2014 Journal: Prometheus - Critical Studies in Innovation, volume 32, issue 1, pages 49-66 (issn: 0810-9028, Copyright policy)
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
This paper explores key issues in the development of open access to research data. The use of digital means for developing, storing and manipulating data is creating a focus on ‘data-driven science’. One aspect of this focus is the development of ‘open access’ to research data. Open access to research data refers to the way in which various types of data are openly available to public and private stakeholders, user communities and citizens. Open access to research data, however, involves more than simply providing easier and wider access to data for potential user groups. The development of open access requires attention to the ways data are considered in differ...
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free text keywords: Key issues, Computer science, Research environment, Data type, Data access, Research data, User group, Stakeholder Roles, Knowledge management, business.industry, business
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APARSEN
Alliance Permanent Access to the Records of Science in Europe Network
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 269977
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | ICT
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Digital Repository Infrastructure Vision for European Research
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 212147
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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ETTIS
ETTIS - European security trends and threats in society
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  • Project Code: 285593
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | SEC
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Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe
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  • Project Code: 246686
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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