Open Access & Open Data: "European Consultation on Scientific Information in the Digital Age"
The European Commission (EC) has announced a consultation on ‘scientific information in the digital age.The consultation is running until 9th September 2011 so if you’re as interested in open access and open data as we are then the EC wants to hear your opinion on the following issues:
– how scientific articles could become more accessible to researchers and society at large
– how research data can be made widely available and how it could be re-used
– how permanent access to digital content can be ensured and what barriers are preventing the preservation of scientific output
See Also: Full Text of EC News Release
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.