laying out the principles of
open science (an abbreviated version) kaitlin thaney program manager, science commons open science@PSB 5 january 2009 This presentation is licensed under the CreativeCommons-Attribution-3.0 license.
most of the useful knowledge
is inaccessible. most of the useful knowledge is in the wrong technology. we don’t have enough people working on it.
“ By open access to
the literature, we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting users to read, download, copy, distribute. print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without ﬁnancial, legal or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.” Image from the Public Library of Science, licensed to the public, under CC-BY-3.0
“The only constraint on reproduction
and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to properly acknowledged and cited.”
data without structure and annotation
is a lost opportunity. data should ﬂow in an open, public, and extensible infrastructure support recombination and reconﬁguration into computer models, queryable by search engine treated as public good