On January 27-28, 1999, the NRC Commission on Life Sciences organized "Finding the Path: Issues of Access to Research Resources", a conference to explore the breadth of problems and opportunities related to obtaining and transferring research resources. The following summary of the 2-day meeting lays out the problems concerning access to research resources as discussed by 2 dozen speakers and members of the audience.
National Research Council. 1999. Finding the Path: Issues of Access to Research Resources. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/9629.
|Chapter 1: Material Transfer Agreements||4-11|
|Chapter 2: Patents||12-18|
|Chapter 3: Data Collection and Informatics||19-29|
|Epilogue: Chairman's Remarks||30-32|
|Appendix A. Program and Discussion Questions||33-40|
|Appendix B. Participant Biographies||41-48|
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