A community of scholars, librarians, archivists, publishers and research funders that has arisen organically to help facilitate the change toward improved knowledge creation and sharing. Individually and collectively, with the aim to bring about a change in modern scholarly communications through the effective use of information technology.

Reference: force11.org/
Source: NFU - D4LS versie 0.8 van 18-10-2016 
0.1 5/23/17​

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