TABLE 20-1Governing the Microbial Commons

Managing the Microbial CommonsDataMaterials ManagementDownstream Assets
Example:MannDB;
GBIF;
Helicos
Microbial Data
WFCC;
BioBricks
EcoPatent Commons;
AlgOS
Knowledge Characteristics:High complementary, Non-substitutable, High applicabilityHigh complementary, Nonsubstitutable or Substitutable, High applicabilityHigh complementary, Non-substitutable or Substitutable, High applicability
Knowledge Governance Strategy:Open Access;
Use of Supporting Open Access Tools
Open Access;
MTAs;
License Agreements
Non-Assertion Clauses;
Green Licensing;
GNU-General Public Licenses

From: 20, Microbial Commons: Governing Complex Knowledge Assets

Cover of Designing the Microbial Research Commons
Designing the Microbial Research Commons: Proceedings of an International Symposium.
National Research Council (US) Board on Research Data and Information; Uhlir PF, editor.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
Copyright © 2011, National Academy of Sciences.

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