Zebrafish Information Network (ZFIN) - zfin

Grade
The grade for the resource as automatically determined by the criteria violations.
2
Description
A full description of the resource from the resource itself, if possible.
The Zebrafish Information Resource is the community database resource for the laboratory use of zebrafish which develops and supports integrated zebrafish genetic, genomic and developmental information, maintains the definitive reference data sets of zebrafish research information toward facilitation of the use of zebrafish as a model for human biology.
Last curated
(Optional) The ISO 8601 date of when the resource was last curated.
Unknown
Location
URL for the resource.
http://zfin.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.
model organism database
Categories
(Optional) Tags to describe the resource and its data.
TBD
Access
(Optional) Links to the resource's data.
download
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".
restrictive
License location
(Optional) The link to the resource license.
http://zfin.org/warranty.html
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: Custom license with non academic and non research use restrictions.
Criteria B.1: The license explicity requires intervention for downstream reuse and redistribution.
Criteria D.1.2: The license requires written permission for redistribution.
Criteria E.1.2: The license requires written premission for redistribution even for academic and non commerical parties.
Commentary
(Optional) Further commentary on the license, possibly including the though process of the curations and things like locations of additional licenses.
• -ZFIN Software and Data are provided to enhance knowledge and encourage progress in the scientific community, and are to be used only for research and educational purposes. ZFIN reserves all rights not expressly granted. Further, ZFIN retains all rights, title, and interest in and to the Software and Data. Any reproduction or use for a commercial purpose is prohibited without the prior express written permission of ZFIN. Distribution of the Software or Data to any third party, without a separate written agreement with ZFIN, is prohibited.
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.
false
Contacts
(Optional) Resource contact information, link, email, or whatever is public.
jknight@zfin.org
Grants
(Optional) Semi-structured list of supporting grants.
TBD

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