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Big data

How do your data grow?

Nature volume 455, pages 2829 (04 September 2008) | Download Citation


Scientists need to ensure that their results will be managed for the long haul. Maintaining data takes big organization, says Clifford Lynch.

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  1. Clifford Lynch is the executive director of the Coalition for Networked Information, 21 Dupont Circle, Washington DC 20036, USA, and an adjunct professor at the School of Information, University of California, Berkeley, California, 94720-4600, USA.

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