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Book on SCI-BUS project’s science gateway technologies

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Science Gateways for Distributed Computing Infrastructures: Development Framework and Exploitation by Scientific User Communities, edited by Péter Kacsuk

The book describes the science gateway building technology developed in the SCI-BUS European project and its adoption and customization method, by which user communities, such as biologists, chemists, and astrophysicists, can build customized, domain-specific science gateways. Many aspects of the core technology are explained in detail.

Book: Cataloging the World

June 2014
Cataloging the World was written by Alex Wright, a professor of interaction design at the School of Visual Arts and a contributor to The New York Times. He writes:

Paul Otlet was a Belgian bibliographer and entrepreneur who, in 1934, described something very much like the World Wide Web. Otlet was more than just a technological visionary, however. He saw his global network—the Mundaneum—as part of a utopian plan to accelerate social progress, unify the world’s governments, and ultimately foster a great spiritual awakening.

You can read more about the book here:  http://www.catalogingtheworld.com/

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