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Infrastructure & Research Support Issues

Infrastructure & Research Support Issues


"The comprehensive infrastructure needed to capitalize on dramatic advances in information technology has been termed cyberinfrastructure." (From "NSF's Cyberinfrastructure Vision for 21st Century Discovery," NSF Cyberinfrastructure Council, September 26th, 2005, Ver. 4.0, page 4)

Cyberinfrastructure content addresses development of new research environments that support advanced data acquisition, data management, data storage, data integration, data mining, and data visualization.

Business Models

  • Who’s Paying the Data Bill? (2012) – Article exploring options for funding institutional data management and preservation costs.
  • Cyberinfrastructure, Institutions, and Sustainability (2007) - "suggests four general strategies for overcoming those challenges, and poses a range of questions that CI proponents should consider, in the interests of generating CI that can support global academic leadership while remaining sustainable even after NSF funding completes."

Case Studies