|ISBN:||9780815797548 0815797540 1280813105 9781280813108|
|描述：||1 online resource (140 pages)|
|内容：||Cover; Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Evolution and Adaptation: A Short History of Biological Resource Centers; 3. Climbing atop the Shoulders of Giants: BRCs as Cumulative Knowledge Hubs; 4. A Penny for Your Quotes? The Impact of BRCs on Life Sciences Research; 5. Policy Challenges and Principles: Implications for BRC Stakeholders; 6. Future Challenges; Appendix A: Econometric Results; Appendix B: Biological Resource Centers: Policy Implications for Stakeholder Communities; References; Index.|
Biological resource centres (BRCs) collect, certify and distribute organisms for use in research and in the development of commercial products. This text looks at the impact of BRCs through their role in facilitating cumulative knowledge in the life sciences and their roles as knowledge hubs.