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ERIC Number: EJ792139
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 3
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1962
Open Content in Open Context
Kansa, Sarah Whitcher; Kansa, Eric C.
Educational Technology, v47 n6 p26-31 Nov-Dec 2007
This article presents the challenges and rewards of sharing research content through a discussion of Open Context, a new open access data publication system for field sciences and museum collections. Open Context is the first data repository of its kind, allowing self-publication of research data, community commentary through tagging, and clear citation and stable hyperlinks, and Creative Commons licenses that make reusing content legal and easy. (Contains 4 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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