The PDB: A Case Study in Management of Community Data
A paper in the inaugural issue of Current Proteomics describes the development of the PDB and the expansion of its community of data depositors and users. The lessons learned from the development of the PDB into a Web-based archive containing approximately 25,000 released structures and more than 160,000 hits per day may be applicable to the ongoing development of new data and knowledge resources in proteomics.
H.M. Berman, P.E. Bourne, J. Westbrook: The Protein Data Bank: A case study in management of community data. Current Proteomics (2004) 1: 49-57.