Policies and principles on access to and reuse of public sector information : a review of the literature in Australia and selected jurisdictions - Chapter 3 : international
Fitzgerald, Anne M. (2009) Policies and principles on access to and reuse of public sector information : a review of the literature in Australia and selected jurisdictions - Chapter 3 : international. Policies and Principles on Access To and Reuse of Public Sector Information: a review of the literature in Australia and selected jurisdictions.
The importance of adopting an international approach to information access and re-use has long been recognised, whether the focus is on science research data, environmental data, spatial information or other kinds of information produced with public funding. During the past decade, a growing realisation of the nature and magnitude of the environmental, social and economic issues confronting the global community has been accompanied by an increased awareness of the importance of ensuring the flow of information and knowledge produced by the public sector or with public funding. Developments in the international arena evidence an understanding that the challenges being faced can only be effectively addressed at the global level, through closer international cooperation, and that they require clear commitments to information access and reuse.
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|Keywords:||public sector information, access, International, OECD, CODATA, United Nations, Spatial Data Infrastructure|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
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|Copyright Statement:||Copyright in the original commentary text and compilation of materials in this work is owned by Anne Fitzgerald. Copyright in all extracts from original works included in this compilation continues to belong to the owners of copyright in those works and is not affected or altered in any way by their inclusion in this work.|
|Deposited On:||06 Feb 2009 13:11|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 23:19|
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