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SBE 2020 white papers available

The Directorate for the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences of the National Science Foundation (NSF/SBE) has released today a collection of white papers contributed under the "SBE 2020: Future Research in the Social, Behavioral &  Economic Sciences" initiative. Authors were asked to outline grand challenge questions that are both foundational and transformative. For information, please visit:

The Open Data Foundation contributed to the following:

Maximizing the Potential of Data: Modern IT Tools, Best Practices, and Metadata Standards for SBE Sciences
Pascal Heus (, Metadata Technology North America
Arofan Gregory (, Open Data Foundation

The Web of Linked Data: Realizing the Potential for the Social Sciences 
Arofan Gregory, Open Data Foundation 
Mary Vardigan, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

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