Open Research Data Task Force: final report - GOV.UK
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"It is in this context that a new paradigm of “open science” has developed, that is more efficient, open to all, integrated across disciplines and societally engaged. Its necessary bedrock is:
• that published scientific results should be open access - digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions; and
• that the data acquired by individual scientists and scientific groups should be subject to a default position whereby it is made findable, accessible, interoperable and re-useable (FAIR);
The second of these aims forms the focus of this report and offers profound opportunities. Open research data (ORD) have the potential not only to deliver greater efficiencies in research, but to improve its rigour and reproducibility, to enhance its impact, and to increase public trust in its results...."