Science Commons (SC) was a Creative Commons project for designing strategies and tools for faster, more efficient web-enabled scientific research. The organization's goals were to identify unnecessary barriers to research, craft policy guidelines and legal agreements to lower those barriers, and develop technology to make research data and materials easier to find and use. Its overarching goal was to speed the translation of data into discovery and thereby the value of research.
Science Commons was located at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in the Ray and Maria Stata Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
... John worked at Science Commons and Creative Commons from October 2004 to September 2011 ... As vice president of science he ran the Science Commons project for its five year lifetime and continued to work on science after he joined the core Creative Commons organization ... He has been interviewed by Popular Science magazine, KRUU Radio, and BioMed Central to discuss Science Commons ...
... The Science Commons Open Access Data Protocol was a method for ensuring that scientific databases can be legally integrated with one another ...
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