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International Science Council to Revamp World Data Centers

Cheryl Pellerin, Science Writer. Washington – For more than 50 years, the International Council for Science (ICSU) has had world data centers—open, nonpolitical repositories of data for scientists in every country. Now, the ICSU is replacing the centers with a leading-edge World Data System (WDS) whose scope and technologies are evolving but whose policy of nondiscriminatory access to science ...

International Science Community to Build a 'World Data System'

ITNews for Australian Business. Scientific organisations representing 134 countries have agreed to overhaul existing data centres and services to establish a global virtual library for scientific data. The agreement was struck at the General Assembly of the International Council for Science (ICSU) last week and is expected to facilitate international collaboration and enable interdisciplinary ...