National Academy of Sciences

To study the feasibility of an online and open access Mathematical Heritage Library

  • Amount $334,667
  • City Washington, DC
  • Investigator Scott Weidman
  • Year 2011
  • Program Digital Technology
  • Sub-program Scholarly Communication

Funds from this grant support a project by the National Academy of Sciences' Board on Mathematical Sciences and their Applications to study the feasibility of creating an online, open-access Mathematical Heritage Library. Issues to be addressed by the study include evaluating the potential value of such a library, identifying desired and useful capabilities for the library, assessing potential obstacles and challenges to the development process, and estimating probable costs of the library's development, deployment, and maintenance.

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