Thomson Reuters Whitepaper Tackles Issues of Uniform Access to Global Scholarly Data and Accelerating the Pace of Research and Innovation

 » 13 August 2013

The volume of scholarly and scientific research data available is projected to grow by a factor of 44 over the decade from 2010 to 2020, going from 0.8 zetabytes (ZB) to more than 35 ZB (1 ZB = 1 trillion gigabytes). In response to this unfathomable amount of information, the IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters convened a Forum of industry experts to discuss issues and potential solutions for the scholarly challenges ahead. It published its first output today in a whitepaper titled “Unlocking the Value of Research Data,” where Forum experts discuss the complexity of the issue and offer recommendations for the future (…) « 

source >, Thérèse Hameau (INIST-CNRS), 19 août 2013