01.11.2016 11:28

Shuttleworth Fellowship for Donat Agosti submitted


Donat Agosti submitted on November 1 his Shuttleworth Fellowship with the goal of making scientific data publication through Plazi an integral part of an open knowledge management system. A successful application will help move TreatmentBank from its current prototype state into a production system that converts and extracts data from taxonomic publications and makes them available as Linked Open Data. The project is about developing the infrastructure and creating a corpus of data, while at the same time serving as a showcase of open access. This is an exemplar approach that hopefully will be adopted by other scientific domains. In the accompanying Video, Donat Agosti explains the project.

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Update: December 8: Fellowship application not approved.