[open-bibliography] EU recommendation

Peter Murray-Rust pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Jul 18 12:44:27 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 9:42 AM, Tom Olijhoek <tom.olijhoek at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
> The EU press release<http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/12/790&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en>concerning the open access to data and publications notes
> The European Commission will continue to fund projects related to open
> access. In 2012-2013, the Commission will spend €45 million on data
> infrastructures andresearch on digital preservation. Funding will
> continue under the Horizon 2020 programme. During the same period, the
> Commission will support experimentation with new ways of handling
> scientific information (e.g. new peer-review methods and ways of measuring
> article impact).
> I would think that our efforts with OA index and scientific communities
> with topical databases are also eligible for funding as "new ways of
> handling scientific information"

Certainly. We need partners - and of course European funded is competitive.
But I would think that something based on Datahub + malaria could look

> What do you think?
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Peter Murray-Rust
Reader in Molecular Informatics
Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
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