Allemagne : Funding Information Infrastructures for Research [.pdf]

« This strategy paper discusses the funding activities of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) in the area of scientific information infrastructures. It has two functions. First, it reflects on the basic structural framework of DFG funding activities in relation to information infrastructures in the sciences and humanities – both at an overarching level and with regard to three selected topics – and discusses the necessary changes based on the current situation. It also identifies specific measures as a response to the analysed challenges and action required. Second, it thus provides a guideline for funding activities in the area of Scientific Library Services and Information Systems (LIS). (…) »