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Scientists Undertake Effort to Launch Video Data-Sharing Library for Developmental Science
July 2, 2013
In the largest open-source video-data sharing project of its kind, behavioral researchers, digital library scientists and computer scientists are undertaking the creation of Databrary, a web-based, video-data library sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.
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