Category Archives: Open government

Openness to protect human subjects in research

The Department of Health and Human Services recently published a proposal to update the federal regulations that govern research on human subjects. It’s a very interesting proposal with a lot of potential changes on the table, and has received more … Continue reading

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Liveblog: BRDI: Government Transparency

I’m liveblogging the first meeting of the new Board on Research Data and Information today and yesterday. Standard liveblogging disclaimers apply. The presentation slides are on the meeting site. Because some of the slides are online, I’ll focus on what’s … Continue reading

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Liveblog: BRDI: Briefings from Federal Interagency Data and Information Groups

I’m attending the first meeting of the new Board on Research Data and Information today and tomorrow, and will be liveblogging. Standard liveblogging disclaimers apply. The presentation slides are on the meeting site. Because the slides are online, I’ll focus … Continue reading

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Podcast of my talk at Simmons library school

Simmons College’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science has posted a podcast of my presentation there in May on students and open access. (Thanks to Peter for noticing it, even when the Google Alert on my name didn’t.)

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Florida explores open government and the Internet

This is old news, but I didn’t hear of it until last week. (Actually, the first I heard was from a column in El Sentinel. It pays to read the Spanish-language press!) Florida’s governor Charlie Crist has espoused support for … Continue reading

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