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Past publications of the USNC-CODATA and of other predecessor NRC projects.

All publications are available free online or for purchase through the National Academies Press. 


 The Socioeconomic Effects of Public Sector Information on Digital Networks (2009) 

Scientific Data for Decision Making Toward Sustainable Development: Senegal River Basin Case Study: Summary of a Workshop (2003)


 Strategies for Preservation of and Open Access to Scientific Data in China (2006)



A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases (1999)


Open Access and the Public Domain in Digital Data and Information for Science: Proceedings of an International Symposium (2004)


 Bits of Power: Issues in Global Access to Scientific Data (1997)

Electronic Scientific, Technical, and Medical Journal Publishing and Its Implications: Report of a Symposium (2004)


 Preserving Scientific Data on Our Physical Universe (1995)

The Role of Scientific and Technical Data and Information in the Public Domain: Proceedings of a Symposium (2003)


 Finding the Forest in the Trees: The Challenge of Combining Diverse Environmental Data (1995)