Is FAIR the same as open data? What exactly is metadata? Why does FAIR data need a license? Why do we need data standards? Where should FAIR data be stored? What’s in it for researchers?
Two research data specialists answer these questions in this article: Kate LeMay, senior research data specialist at the Australian Research Data Commons, and Lambert Heller, leader of the Open Science Lab at TIB, the German National Library of Science and Technology.
Source : Nature Index