patch0 writes: The University of East Anglia has just received funding from the Joint Information Systems Committee in the UK to open up it's data to the public, this project will involve linking climate data held by the CRU to publications and making the data available for re-use by others.
patch0 writes: I work for a small scientific charity, we publish various things, journals, identification keys etc. We've also got an image archive dating back to 1910 which we're trying to digitise. Here's the problem. We have various software solutions for making our images available online (at present we use gallery 2), these need to be watermarked and record IPR for individuals who own various images. We also want people to be able to easily add their images, so far so good. But we also have many images sitting on our servers taking up space, this is because there is a lot of duplication of images from our publishing work. Some people will take an image, mess with it for a particular publication and then we end up with multiple copies in a variety of places, we can't use our online gallery software to manage photos on our servers that are used in our publishing activities. Does anyone on slashdot know of any joined up software solution that will play nicely with Adobe InDesign and act as a web gallery (where we can sell images) and also allow people on the web to contribute photos easily?