YPD database

Anne Rosenwald rosenwaa at georgetown.edu
Fri Apr 26 10:04:48 EST 2002


I agree this is outrageous.  I would support a protest.

Anne Rosenwald


Mark Solomon wrote:

> Now that Incyte has bought the YPD database from Proteome, it seems
> they're about to try getting something for their purchase.
> Specifically, beginning June 1, they will charge $2000 PER PI for
> continued access.  At least initially, there will be no site licenses
> and no possibility to pay-per-use.  They'll bundle YPD with a number
> of other databases, though only a couple will be of particular
> interest to any lab.  This fee seems outrageous, particularly for
> small labs or labs that only dabble with yeast.  I was wondering if
> there are any attempts to organize a protest.  Alternatively, where
> would you go if YPD suddenly ceased to exist, MIPS?  Thanks much.
>
> Mark Solomon
>
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