Policy Forum

Urgently Needed: Policies on Access to Data by Erstwhile Collaborators

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Science  10 Nov 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5238, pp. 927
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5238.927


What happens when a research team splits up? A consideration of recent court cases and university policies suggests the need for federal regulatory standards that might help scientists avoid some conflicts relating to authorship or access to data.