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Data Curation

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Peter Murray Rust (UK) conducted a study that found that up to 80% of data cited in publications is gone. They don't exist anymore. "They were in someone's hard drive, on a web site that went away when the person left the institution, or in some medium that does not work anymore".

Chronicle of Higher Education
April 4th 2008 54 (30):B24.

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