Building A "GenBank" of the Published Literature

  title={Building A "GenBank" of the Published Literature},
  author={R. J. Roberts and Harold Varmus and M Ashburner and Pauline Brown and Michael B. Eisen and Chaitan Khosla and Marc W. Kirschner and Roel Nusse and Matthew P. Scott and Barbara J. Wold},
  pages={2318 - 2319}
Since the time of the great library of Alexandria, scholars have recognized the value of central repositories of knowledge. As scientists, we are particularly dependent on ready and unimpeded access to our published literature, the only permanent record of our ideas, discoveries, and research results, upon which future scientific activity and progress are based. The growth of the Internet is changing the way we access this literature, as more scientific journals produce online editions to… Expand
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