Science 2.0 is a new approach to science that uses information-sharing and collaboration made possible by network technologies. This consultation sought to gather the opinions of a broad sample of interested parties from across the EU research landscape. It aimed to better understand the potential impact of Science 2.0 and the desirability of policy action.
This study of more than 100 currently existing data journals describes the approaches they promote for data set description, availability, citation, quality, and open access and it identifies ways to expand and strengthen the data journals approach as a means to promote data set access and exploitation.
A team of European experts have generated this new report to outline how Europe must act now to secure it’s standing in future data markets. It offers recommendations to European policy makers while outlining the benefits and challenges.