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National Academies Press

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Returning individual research results to participants

When is it appropriate to return individual research results to participants? The immense interest in this question has been fostered by the growing movement toward greater transparency and participant engagement in the research enterprise. Yet, the risks of returning individual research results—such as results with...
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Preparing the workforce for digital curation

The massive increase in digital information in the last decade has created new requirements for institutional and technological structures and workforce skills. Preparing the Workforce for Digital Curation focuses on education and training needs to meet the demands for access to and meaningful use of...
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Copyright in the digital era: building evidence for policy

Over the course of several decades, copyright protection has been expanded and extended through legislative changes occasioned by national and international developments. The content and technology industries affected by copyright and its exceptions, and in some cases balancing the two, have become increasingly important as...
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Using science as evidence in public policy

Using Science as Evidence in Public Policy encourages scientists to think differently about the use of scientific evidence in policy making. This US report investigates why scientific evidence is important to policy making and argues that an extensive body of research on knowledge utilisation has...