Science Commons

Here’s an interesting initiative: Science Commons.

Science Commons is a new project of Creative Commons and will launch on January 1, 2005.

The mission of Science Commons is to encourage scientific innovation by making it easier for scientists, universities, and industries to use literature, data, and other scientific intellectual property and to share their knowledge with others. Science Commons works within current copyright and patent law to promote legal and technical mechanisms that remove barriers to sharing.

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Daniel Lemire

A computer science professor at the Université du Québec (TELUQ).

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