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Materials Science Data Management Initiatives at NIST

By Robert J. Hanisch

National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Nano WG December 17, 2015
•NIST is a national and world resource for fundamental data
•Access should be easy and open
–With regard to IP and privacy issues
•As our nation’s standards organization…
–NIST should be a leader in national and international standards efforts for data discovery and access
–Discovery is fundamental
–Discovery is enabled by metadata standards
•Key research at NIST should engage in data sharing strategies from the onset
•NIST should provide an infrastructure that makes data and information sharing as easy as possible

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