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==Overview==
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<big>OpenWetWare</big> is an effort to promote the sharing of information, know-how, and wisdom among researchers and groups who are working in biology & biological engineering.  OWW, which is managed by the [http://biobricks.org BioBricks Foundation], provides a place for labs, individuals, and groups to organize their own information and collaborate with others easily and efficiently.  In the process, we hope that OWW will not only lead to greater collaboration between member groups, but also provide a useful information portal to our colleagues, and ultimately the rest of the world. 
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If you would like edit access, would be interested in helping out, or want your lab website hosted on OpenWetWare, please [[OpenWetWare:How_to_join | join us]].  You can also read more about the [[OpenWetWare:Why join? | benefits of joining OpenWetWare]].  Also, please feel free to '''[[OpenWetWare:Contact|contact us]]'''
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<big>OpenWetWare</big> is an effort to promote the sharing of information, know-how, and wisdom among researchers and groups who are working in biology & biological engineering. OWW provides a place for labs, individuals, and groups to organize their own information and collaborate with others easily and efficiently.  In the process, we hope that OWW will not only lead to greater collaboration between member groups, but also provide a useful information portal to our colleagues, and ultimately the rest of the world.
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==OpenWetWare is growing with your help==
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[[Image:Oww total users 2009-01.png|300px]] [[Image:Oww editing users 2009-01.png|300px]]
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If you would like edit access, would be interested in helping out, or want your lab website hosted on OpenWetWare, please [[OpenWetWare:How_to_join | join us]].  You can also email us at '''admin (AT) openwetware (DOT) org'''.  You can also read more about the [[OpenWetWare:Why join? | benefits of joining OpenWetWare]].  Also, please feel free to [[OpenWetWare:Contact|Contact us]]
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==Information about OpenWetWare:==
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We are [[Special:Recentchanges|currently editing]] over [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] [[Special:Allpages|pages]] by [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFUSERS}}]] [[Special:Listusers|users]].
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'''Information about OpenWetWare:'''
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*[[OpenWetWare:Mission|Mission]]
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**OpenWetWare's mission statement
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*[[OpenWetWare:Contact|Contact information]]
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**Email contact information
*[[OpenWetWare:FAQ|FAQ]]
*[[OpenWetWare:FAQ|FAQ]]
**Answers to frequently asked questions.
**Answers to frequently asked questions.
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*[[Science 2.0]]
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**An article discussing how new web technologies are changing the way we communicate as well as discussing how OpenWetWare fits in
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*[[Media:OWWv17.pdf|NSF Grant Application]] (pdf warning)
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**A grant [[OpenWetWare:Steering committee/NSF BDI Grant|submitted to NSF]] describing past, current, and future directions of OpenWetWare.
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*[[OpenWetWare:Seminar Series|Seminar series]]
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**A seminar series dedicated to discussing issues related to openness in science.
*[[OpenWetWare:Highlights|Highlights]]
*[[OpenWetWare:Highlights|Highlights]]
**Featured pages on OpenWetWare.
**Featured pages on OpenWetWare.
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*[[Science 2.0|Science 2.0]]
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*[[OpenWetWare:ByLaws|Bylaws]]
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**An article discussing how new web technologies are changing the way we communicate as well as discussing how OpenWetWare fits in
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**Draft of OpenWetWare's bylaws.  
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*[[OpenWetWare:Press|Press]]
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**OpenWetWare's coverage in the press.
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*[[OpenWetWare:Support|Support]]
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**OpenWetWare remains a free, open resource thanks to generous support from several sources.
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*[[OpenWetWare:ProjectDevelopment|OWW Project Development Sandbox]]
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**"I wish OWW could help me to..." Contribute ideas for development projects on OWW.
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===For potential contributors===
*[[OpenWetware:Why join?|Why join?]]
*[[OpenWetware:Why join?|Why join?]]
**Learn about the benefits of joining OpenWetWare
**Learn about the benefits of joining OpenWetWare
*[[OpenWetWare:How_to_join|How to join]]
*[[OpenWetWare:How_to_join|How to join]]
**Joining is easy.  Just fill in the easy webform.  Remember, you only need an account to edit the site.  You can view and browse the site freely without an account.
**Joining is easy.  Just fill in the easy webform.  Remember, you only need an account to edit the site.  You can view and browse the site freely without an account.
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*[[Help]]
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**Information on how to get started on OpenWetWare.
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'''Mechanisms to find out more:'''
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==Mechanisms to find out more:==
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*[[OpenWetWare:Contact|Contact Us]]
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*[[OpenWetWare:Contact|Contact us]]
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**Email contact information
*[[OpenWetWare:Steering committee|Steering Committee]]
*[[OpenWetWare:Steering committee|Steering Committee]]
**The steering committee meets monthly (via phone conference) to discuss the directions of OpenWetWare.  Any OpenWetWare user is welcome to join.
**The steering committee meets monthly (via phone conference) to discuss the directions of OpenWetWare.  Any OpenWetWare user is welcome to join.
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**Subscribe to the mailing lists to keep updated via email.
**Subscribe to the mailing lists to keep updated via email.
*[[OpenWetWare|Community Portal]]
*[[OpenWetWare|Community Portal]]
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**Learn more about ways to contribute and to participate in discussions on how to make the site better.
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**Recent discussions on OpenWetWare.
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*[[Help:Contents|Help]]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2235655118 OpenWetWare group on Facebook]
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**Get help on editing and other useful things.
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*[http://www.linkedin.com/groupInvitation?groupID=110865&sharedKey=77852667C0A2 OpenWetWare group on LinkedIn]
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Overview

OpenWetWare is an effort to promote the sharing of information, know-how, and wisdom among researchers and groups who are working in biology & biological engineering. OWW, which is managed by the BioBricks Foundation, provides a place for labs, individuals, and groups to organize their own information and collaborate with others easily and efficiently. In the process, we hope that OWW will not only lead to greater collaboration between member groups, but also provide a useful information portal to our colleagues, and ultimately the rest of the world.

If you would like edit access, would be interested in helping out, or want your lab website hosted on OpenWetWare, please join us. You can also read more about the benefits of joining OpenWetWare. Also, please feel free to contact us

OpenWetWare is growing with your help

Information about OpenWetWare:

We are currently editing over 25,125 pages by 13,719 users.

  • Mission
    • OpenWetWare's mission statement
  • Contact information
    • Email contact information
  • FAQ
    • Answers to frequently asked questions.
  • Science 2.0
    • An article discussing how new web technologies are changing the way we communicate as well as discussing how OpenWetWare fits in
  • NSF Grant Application (pdf warning)
    • A grant submitted to NSF describing past, current, and future directions of OpenWetWare.
  • Seminar series
    • A seminar series dedicated to discussing issues related to openness in science.
  • Highlights
    • Featured pages on OpenWetWare.
  • Bylaws
    • Draft of OpenWetWare's bylaws.
  • Press
    • OpenWetWare's coverage in the press.
  • Support
    • OpenWetWare remains a free, open resource thanks to generous support from several sources.
  • OWW Project Development Sandbox
    • "I wish OWW could help me to..." Contribute ideas for development projects on OWW.

For potential contributors

  • Why join?
    • Learn about the benefits of joining OpenWetWare
  • How to join
    • Joining is easy. Just fill in the easy webform. Remember, you only need an account to edit the site. You can view and browse the site freely without an account.
  • Help
    • Information on how to get started on OpenWetWare.

Mechanisms to find out more:

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