Background Reading


Global Biodata Coaltion 2022. Global Core Biodata Resources: Concept and Selection Process:

WP Anderson, W. et al. 2017. Towards Coordinated International Support of Core Data Resources for the Life Sciences. bioRxiv 110825; doi:

WP Anderson. 2017. A global coalition to sustain core data. Nature 543:179: doi:

C Durinx et al. 2017. Identifying ELIXIR Core Data Resources. F1000Research 5(ELIXIR):2422 ;

PE Bourne, JR Lorsch and ED Green. 2015. Sustaining the big-data ecosystem. Nature 527:S16- S17:

R Drysdale et al. 2020. The ELIXIR Core Data Resources: fundamental infrastructure for the life sciences. Bioinformatics btz959:


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