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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (U.S.). Committee on Ensuring the Utility and Integrity of Research Data in a Digital Age.

Ensuring the integrity, accessibility, and stewardship of research data in the digital age / Committee on Ensuring the Utility and Integrity of Research Data in a Digital Age, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN-13: 978-0-309-13684-6 (pbk.); ISBN-10: 0-309-13684-9 (pbk.);

ISBN-13: 978-0-309-13685-3 (pdf); ISBN-10: 0-309-13685-7 (pdf)

1. Research—Technological innovations. 2. Information technology—Scientific applications. 3. Electronic information resources—Management—United States. 4. Electronic information resources—Access control. I. Title.

Q180.55.I45C66 2009

001.4028558—dc22

2009036322

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