Legitimacy of reusing images from scientific papers addressed

  • 13/03/2017
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    It goes without saying that scientific research has to build on previous breakthroughs and publications. However, it feels quite counter-intuitive for data and their re-use to be legally restricted. Yet, that is what happens when copyright restrictions are placed on many scientific papers. The discipline of taxonomy is highly reliant on previously published photographs, drawings […]

    Making the most out of biological observations data

  • 22/03/2016
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    Creating and maintaining a biodiversity data collection has been a much-needed worldwide exercise for years, yet there is no single standard on how to do this. This has led to a myriad of datasets often incompatible with each other. To make the most out of biodiversity data and to ensure that its use for environmental […]