The Open Knowledge Foundation: open data means better science

PLoS Biol. 2011 Dec;9(12):e1001195. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001195. Epub 2011 Dec 6.


Open data leads to better science, but overcoming the barriers to widespread publication and availability of open scientific data requires a community effort. The Open Knowledge Foundation Open Data in Science Working Group describes their role in this movement.

MeSH terms

  • Access to Information*
  • Animals
  • Foundations*
  • Humans
  • Internet
  • Research* / trends
  • Science* / trends