Biologists communicate to the research community and document their scientific accomplishments by publishing in scholarly journals. This report explores the responsibilities of authors to share data, software, and materials related to their publications. In addition to describing the principles that support community standards for sharing different kinds of data and materials, the report makes recommendations for ways to facilitate sharing in the future.
Table of Contents
|1. Study Overview and Background||17-26|
|2. The Purpose of Publication and Responsibilities for Sharing||27-34|
|3. Sharing Data and Software||35-50|
|4. Sharing Materials Integral to Published Findings||51-60|
|5. Different Interpretations of Existing Standards||61-68|
|6. Encouraging Compliance with and Continuing the Development of Standards||69-78|
|Appendix A: Committee Biographies||81-87|
|Appendix B: Workshop Agenda and Situations||89-104|
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