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[BOAI] Dr. Jan Brase will deliver GL14 Keynote Address
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Dr. Jan Brase will deliver Keynote Address at the Fourteenth International Conference on Grey Literature in Rome "Promoting the acceptance of research data and grey literature as individual, citable scientific objects" www.textrelease.com Jan Brase has a degree in Mathematics and a PhD in Computer science. His research background is metadata, ontologies and digital libraries. Since 2005 he is head of the DOI-registration agency for research data at the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB). He is furthermore Managing Agent of DateCite, an international consortium with 15 members from 11 countries http://www.datacite.org. DataCite was founded in December 2009 and has set itself the goal of making online access to all kinds of information for scientists easier by promoting the acceptance of research data and grey literature as individual, citable scientific objects. DataCite has already assigned over 1.3 million DOI names to data sets and grey literature. Jan is Chair of the International DOI foundation (IDF), Vice-President of the International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) and Co-Chair of the recently established CODATA Data Citation task group. He is author of several articles and conference papers on the citation of data sets and the new challenges for libraries in dealing with such non-textual information objects. GreyNet International Grey Literature Network Service Javastraat 194-HS 1095 CP Amsterdam Netherlands T/F +31-(0)20 331 2420 Email: info AT greynet.org Url: http://www.greynet.org "GreyNet is dedicated to Research, Publication, Open Access, and Education in the field of Grey Literature" -- To unsubscribe from the BOAI Forum, use the form on this page: http://www.soros.org/openaccess/forum.shtml?f
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