Saccharomyces Genome Database (SGD) - sgd

Grade
The grade for the resource as automatically determined by the criteria violations.
4
Description
A full description of the resource from the resource itself, if possible.
The Saccharomyces Genome Database (SGD) provides comprehensive integrated biological information for the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae along with search and analysis tools to explore these data, enabling the discovery of functional relationships between sequence and gene products in fungi and higher organisms.
Last curated
(Optional) The ISO 8601 date of when the resource was last curated.
2017-10-17
Location
URL for the resource.
https://yeastgenome.org/
Source type
(Optional) How the resource relates to the data it contains. Current allowable entries are: "unknown", "repository", and "source", and "integrator".
TBD
Curation status
Whether or not annotation is complete on this resource. Current allowable entries are: "complete", "incomplete", and "nonpublic".
complete
Field
The area of research for the resource.
biology
Type
The type of data the resource contains.
MOD
Categories
(Optional) Tags to describe the resource and its data.
genotype-phenotype association
disease-model association
gene expression
Access
(Optional) Links to the resource's data.
download
api
License
The license that is used by the resource. We use SPDX where we can (https://spdx.org/licenses/) or: "unknown", "public domain", "all rights reserved", or "custom".
custom
License type
The type of license that is being used. This will be to define compatible data pools in the future; we only use the grossest terms now. If it is not known "TODO" is used. Current possible values are: "unknown", "copyleft", "permissive", "public domain", "copyright", "restrictive", or "closed pool".
permissive
License location
(Optional) The link to the resource license.
https://sites.google.com/view/yeastgenome-help/about
Focused curation
(Optional) Setting this flag to true indicates that the licensing was combinatorially complicated enough (as is the case in some commercial licenses) that the curator chose to wear a single "hat" during the process. From the site text: "While we try to cover as much of the licensing possibilities of a data resource that we can, in a few cases we may choose a particular "hat" to wear while evaluating to prevent a combinatorial explosion, which may also reduce the clarity of our curations for the community. In these cases, we may take on the role of a (1) non-commercial (2) academic (3) group that is (4) based in the US and trying to (5) create an aggregating resource, noting that other entities may have different results in the license commentary."
false
Issues
(Optional) Structured issues with the license. For every issue discovered with a resource, there should be a corresponding item in the license-issues field that marks the /exact/ violation, along with any comments. This field can be used by resources as the first step to improvement, as well as clarify any surrounding circumstances. Any issues or thoughts about a resource that do not slot into one of the criteria violations can go into the license-commentary field.
Criteria A.2: The licensing uses custom verbiage, as well as being somewhat hidden. See commentary.
Criteria E.1.1: The license distinguishes groups, allowing for free use in research and education. There is no statement for other groups.
Commentary
(Optional) Further commentary on the license, possibly including the though process of the curations and things like locations of additional licenses.
• The license information found was in passing in the "About SGD" paragraph on the SGD Help page at https://sites.google.com/view/yeastgenome-help/about; in its entirety: "...all of the data in SGD are freely accessible to researchers and educators worldwide..."
• Otherwise, a reasonable person might assume that the licensing terms were those of Stanford's Terms of Use (https://www.stanford.edu/site/terms/), linked on most pages and considerably more restrictive.
Controversial
(Optional) Marker noting that there was some extended internal discussion or controversy about the evaluation of the licensing terms. If this is marked at "true", the controversy, or a link to a permanent archive of the controversy, must be sufficiently contained in the "license-commentary" to reconstruct the issues.
true
Contacts
(Optional) Resource contact information, link, email, or whatever is public.
https://www.yeastgenome.org/suggestion
sgd-helpdesk@lists.stanford.edu
Grants
(Optional) Semi-structured list of supporting grants.
The SGD is funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), US National Institutes of Health [5U41HG001315-18]. Funding is also provided by the Gene Ontology Consortium project funded by the NHGRI [2U41HG002273-13] and the InterMOD project [5R01HG004834-04]. The SGD is part of the Department of Genetics at the School of Medicine, Stanford University and located within the Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine.

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