On Sunday, June 1, from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm, all Mason online services including systems, applications, websites, and services will be unavailable. Network engineers will be making critical changes to the firewall system during this extended maintenance period. No network-based system will be reachable from a device on the campus network. Off-campus access to Mason Libraries’ restricted content (e.g., databases, e-journals, e-books) will also be blocked until the Libraries’ proxy server returns to the network.
Faculty authors and researchers are encountering new publishing paradigms about research data.
Much of this interest in data by publishers is in response to:
Office of Science & Technology Policy on Open Data;
and grant funding agencies directives and policies:
Keep up with these issues about publishing and research data at Data Matters and Scientific Data updates blog – from Scientific Data, a peer-reviewed publication for descriptions of scientifically valuable datasets.
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