Paleonet: An Open Letter in Support of Digital Data Archiving

Jere Lipps jlipps at berkeley.edu
Sun Mar 27 17:29:18 GMT 2011


What's the financing look like?   How much data needs to be archived in 
a year from the PS journals?  Thanks, Roy.

On 3/27/2011 12:27 PM, Roy Plotnick wrote:
> FYI, at its recent meeting, the Paleontological Society Council voted 
> to adopt  data archiving for its journals using Dryad. For the moment, 
> the costs will be borne by the Society.  Details will be announced 
> later when a formal agreement is signed.  - Roy
>
>
> Roy E. Plotnick
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